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Ancient Greece In Film And Popular Culture (Live Series) (Greece and Rome Live Series)

by Gideon Nisbet

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Published by Bristol Phoenix Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Film theory & criticism,
  • Popular culture,
  • History - General History,
  • Ancient Greece - History,
  • Special Subjects In Motion Pictures,
  • History,
  • History: World,
  • Science Fiction,
  • Ancient Greece,
  • Ancient - General,
  • Ancient - Greece,
  • Film & Video - General,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages170
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8772874M
    ISBN 101904675123
    ISBN 109781904675129

    The Random House Book of Greek Myths (Joan D. Vinge, ). Greek gods and goddesses are highlighted in this illustrated primer on Greek mythology. This is Greece (Miroslav Sasek, ). Reissued in , Sasek's classic picture book captures the essence of ancient and modern Greece. The book ANCIENT GREECE, concise and illustrated history, brings the environment and events of the corresponding era to life using graphic novel form, including paragraphs of historical narrative. The original theme units are short in narration, and.

      The Bryn Mawr Classical Reviews blog (great for keeping up with newly posted reviews) recently brought my attention to the recent 2nd edition of Gideon Nisbet's "Ancient Greece in Film and Popular Culture".Having studied under Nisbet at the University of Glasgow, I'm always keen to read his output. During my undergraduate degree, I recall reading a . The term ancient Greece refers to the period of Greek history lasting from the Greek Dark Ages ca. BC and the Dorian invasion, to BC and the Roman conquest of Greece after the battle of is generally considered to be the seminal culture which provided the foundation of Western civilization. Greek culture had a powerful influence on the Roman .

    Folk Cultures of Greece 1. Greek folk culture still exists throughout the country as the Greek's try to preserve their country's old and rich culture and history. 2. Art is a very important part of the Greek history as well. Some Greek literature is centuries old, but continues to be studied all around the world. Cinema first appeared in Greece in but the first actual cine-theatre was opened in In the Asty Films Company was founded and the production of long films (Γκόλφω), a well known traditional love story, is the first Greek long movie, although there were several minor productions such as newscasts before this. In , Orestis Laskos directed .


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Cited by: : Ancient Greece in Film and Popular Culture (Greece and Rome Live) (): Gideon Nisbet: BooksPrice: $ This book explores the changing fortunes of the heroes of Greek myth and history in the melting pot of popular culture. Using little-known examples, classicist and film fan Gideon Nisbet charts the hidden history of Greece in the twentieth-century imagination, from film to science fiction and comics.

As the twenty-first century began, no less than seven production companies were. Ancient Greece in Film and Popular Culture: Book Reviews. 'Ancient Greece in Film and Popular Culture' is a companion volume to 'Ancient Rome at the Cinema: Story and Spectacle in Hollywood and Rome', by Elena Theodorakopoulos (, paperback isbn:hardback isbn: ).

Nisbet has succeeded quite admirably with a thoughtful and insightful study of the problems that Greece. ‘Ancient Greece in Film and Popular Culture is the result of a great deal of thought by an intelligent scholar. It inspires in the reader new reflections on popular culture and how it shapes our understanding of the ancient world and will leave them keen to.

Ancient Greece in Film and Popular Culture is aimed at a popular audience, favors large ideas, and seeks to provoke questions rather than settle them. It has a useful glossary of important terms (e.g.

slash fiction, mise-en-scene, etc.), an annotated bibliography, and is without notes. In terms of popular culture and its receptions of the ancient world, the Roman cultural hegemony has been well entrenched. Throughout the twentieth century, film in particular turned to Rome far more readily than to Greece and, inevitably, early scholarship in the rapidly developing field of classical reception studies reflected this bias (e.g., Maria Wyke, Projecting the Past: Ancient Author: Joanna Paul.

This book explores the changing fortunes of the heroes of Greek myth and history in the melting pot of popular culture. Using both popular and little-known examples, classicist and film fan Gideon Nisbet charts the hidden history of Greece in the twentieth-century imagination, from film to science fiction and : Gideon Nisbet.

My interest in reception of classical antiquity in modern popular culture and subcultures led to my second book, Ancient Greece in Film and Popular Culture (Exeter Press,2nd edition ).

Since then I have returned to epigram, co-authoring the Greece and Rome New Survey on Epigram (Cambridge University Press, ) and contributing to. Ancient Greece in Film and Popular Culture.

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FREE Shipping on $35 or more B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help2/5(1). Get this from a library. Ancient Greece in film and popular culture.

[Gideon Nisbet] -- This history of Greece in the 20th century imagination - from film to science fiction and comics - traced through popular and little-known examples. His lively explorations, which assume no prior expertise in classical or film studies, will appeal to all with an interest in 'reception': the present day's re-use and re-invention of the past.'Ancient Greece in Film and Popular Culture' is a companion volume to 'Ancient Rome at the Cinema: Story and Spectacle in Hollywood and Rome', by Elena Theodorakopoulos (.

While Ancient Greece in Film and Popular Culture is hardly the first account of the ancient world in film (books from Solomon, Wyke, Winkler, and Cyrino come to mind), it is surely the first to concentrate on the ‘trash culture’ component in such efforts.

Subtitles are perceived as displaying high culture pretensions and earn automatic disqualification: hence, no discussion of Cacoyannis’ or Pasolini. Get this from a library.

Ancient Greece in film and popular culture. [Gideon Nisbet] -- This history of Greece in the 20th century imagination - from film to science fiction and comics - examines the preconceptions of the ancient world which cause difficulties in contemporary media.

Ancient Greece in Film and Popular Culture (Revised second edition) 2. Gideon Nisbet. Liverpool University Press. This revised and expanded second edition responds to new developments in the reception of Greece in contemporary popular culture, and particularly the impact of the film "" ().

Ancient Greece has been represented in cinema several times over the years and has received mixed reviews, unfortunately primarily negative. The genre appears to have fallen behind the dark shadow of Rome and perhaps with good reason.

Despite any failures that filmmakers have made along the way, films based in antiquity continue to be popular for they possess the ability to. Good fiction written about or in ancient Greece. A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

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Free 2-day shipping. Buy Ancient Greece in Film and Popular Culture (Revised Second Edition) at 3/5(1). Cinema loves Greece and Rome. Hollywood epics, animated movies, avant-garde features - all have turned to classical antiquity for inspiration.

On the silver screen, we see a world of virtuous Christians, depraved pagans, gladiators, charioteers, Spartan warriors, and muscle-bound demigods - a potent mix of sex, violence and art.

So pervasive are these images that .Both the modern books I chose trace through the legacy of ancient Greece: what Greek authors and Greek ideas have meant, and may still mean. One of the books covers all sorts of different areas and the other—particularly close to the bone in .The Ancient Greek Mysteries are fun and action-packed stories that are perfect for introducing readers in KS2 to the topic of Ancient Greece.

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