Spartacus by Martin M. Winkler
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Spartacus
By Martin M. Winkler

Spartacus

Film and History

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Spartacus by Martin M. Winkler

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This is the first book systematically to analyze Kirk Douglas' and Stanley Kubrick's depiction of the slave revolt led by Spartacus from different historical, political, and cinematic perspectives. * Examines the film's use of ancient sources, the ancient historical contexts, the political significance of the film, the history of its censorship and restoration, and its place in film history. * Includes the most important passages from ancient authors' reports of the slave revolt in translation.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405131810
ISBN-10: 1405131810
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 155mm x 22mm)
Pages: 280
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 19-Dec-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Martin M. Winkler

Martin M. Winkler is Professor of Classics at George Mason University. Most recently he has edited the essay collections Troy: From Homer's Iliad to Hollywood Epic (Blackwell, 2006), Gladiator: Film and History (Blackwell, 2004), and Classical Myth and Culture in the Cinema (2001).

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