Ancient Greek Women in Film (Classical Presences) by Konstantinos P. Nikoloutsos PDF

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By Konstantinos P. Nikoloutsos

This quantity examines cinematic representations of historic Greek girls from the nation-states of delusion and heritage. It discusses how those woman figures are resurrected at the titanic monitor via assorted filmmakers in the course of assorted ancient moments, and are for that reason embedded inside a story which serves a variety of reasons, counting on the director of the movie, its screenwriters, the studio, the rustic of its foundation, and the sociopolitical context on the time of its
production.

Using a various array of hermeneutic techniques (such as gender concept, feminist feedback, psychoanalysis, viewer-response thought, and private voice criticism), the essays goal to forged mild on cinema's investments within the classical earlier and decode the mechanisms wherein the ladies below exam are extracted from their unique context and are dropped at lifestyles to function cars for the articulation of recent principles, matters, and cultural traits. the quantity hence goals to enquire not
only how antiquity at the monitor depicts, and during this procedure distorts, compresses, contests, and revises, antiquity at the web page but in addition, extra crucially, why the medium follows such eclectic representational techniques vis-à-vis the classical world.

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