Troy: From Homer's Iliad to Hollywood Epic (Hardback)Martin M. Winkler (editor)
Hardback 248 Pages / Published: 24/08/2006
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This is the first book systematically to examine Wolfgang Petersen's epic film Troy from different archaeological, literary, cultural, and cinematic perspectives. * The first book systematically to examine Wolfgang Petersen's epic film Troy from different archaeological, literary, cultural, and cinematic perspectives. * Examines the film's use of Homer's Iliad and the myth of the Trojan War, its presentation of Bronze-Age archaeology, and its place in film history. * Identifies the modern political overtones of the Trojan War myth as expressed in the film and explains why it found world-wide audiences. * Editor and contributors are archaeologists or classical scholars, several of whom incorporate films into their teaching and research. * Includes an annotated list of films and television films and series episodes on the Trojan War. * Contains archaeological illustrations of Troy, relevant images of ancient art, and stills from films on the Trojan War.
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Number of pages: 248
Weight: 530 g
Dimensions: 241 x 165 x 21 mm
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