Film and History
Edited by Martin M. Winkler
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Gladiator by Martin M. Winkler
Book DescriptionThis is the first book to analyze Ridley Scott's film "Gladiator" from historical, cultural, and cinematic perspectives. It is the first systematic analysis of Ridley Scott's film, "Gladiator". This work: examines the film's presentation of Roman history and culture; considers its cinematic origins and traditions; draws out the film's modern social and political overtones; and, includes relevant ancient sources in translation.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405110426
(231mm x 156mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 15-Mar-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Martin M. Winkler
Arminius the Liberator, Hardback (November 2015)
Arminius the Liberator deals with the modern reception of Arminius. Martin M. Winkler examines the ideological abuse of historical myth in German nationalism and National Socialism and its various international ramifications up until today. Special emphasis is on the representation of Arminius in visual media.
Fall of the Roman Empire, Paperback (January 2013)
The essays collected in this book present the first comprehensive appreciation of The Fall of the Roman Empire from historical, historiographical, and cinematic perspectives. The book also provides the principal classical sources on the period.
Cinema and Classical Texts, Paperback (May 2012)
This book interprets films as visual texts and demonstrates the affinities between Greco-Roman literature and the cinema.
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Author Biography - Martin M. Winkler
Martin M. Winkler is Professor of Classics at George Mason University, Virginia, U.S.A. He is the editor, most recently, of Juvenal in English (2001) and Classical Myth and Culture in the Cinema (2001). He has also published articles on Roman literature, the classical tradition, and on classical and medieval culture and mythology in film.
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