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The Resource Gladiator : film and history, edited by Martin M. Winkler

Gladiator : film and history, edited by Martin M. Winkler

Label
Gladiator : film and history
Title
Gladiator
Title remainder
film and history
Statement of responsibility
edited by Martin M. Winkler
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This is the first book to analyze Ridley Scott's film Gladiator from historical, cultural, and cinematic perspectives: The first systematic analysis of Ridley Scott's film, Gladiator. 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. Includes relevant ancient sources in translation.--
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Provided by Publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Winkler, Martin M
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Drama
Label
Gladiator : film and history, edited by Martin M. Winkler
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [207]-209) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Gladiator from screenplay to screen / Jon Solomon -- Gladiator and the traditions of historical cinema / Martin M. Winkler -- Gladiator in historical perspective / Allen M. Ward -- The pedant goes to Hollywood : the role of the academic consultant / Kathleen M. Coleman -- Commodus and the limits of the Roman Empire / Arthur M. Eckstein -- Gladiators and blood sport / David S. Potter -- Gladiator and the colosseum : ambiguities of spectacle / Martin M. Winkler -- The vision of a fascist Rome in gladiator / Arthur J. Pomeroy -- Gladiator and contemporary American society / Monica S. Cyrino -- The politics of Gladiator / Peter W. Rose. The major ancient sources : Cassius Dio on Commodus. The Augustan history : Commodus. Herodian on the Death of Commodus. Aurelius Victor on Commodus
Control code
ocm52838556
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xii, 215 p., [26] p. of plates
Isbn
9781405110426
Lccn
2003017578
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., 1 map
Label
Gladiator : film and history, edited by Martin M. Winkler
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [207]-209) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Gladiator from screenplay to screen / Jon Solomon -- Gladiator and the traditions of historical cinema / Martin M. Winkler -- Gladiator in historical perspective / Allen M. Ward -- The pedant goes to Hollywood : the role of the academic consultant / Kathleen M. Coleman -- Commodus and the limits of the Roman Empire / Arthur M. Eckstein -- Gladiators and blood sport / David S. Potter -- Gladiator and the colosseum : ambiguities of spectacle / Martin M. Winkler -- The vision of a fascist Rome in gladiator / Arthur J. Pomeroy -- Gladiator and contemporary American society / Monica S. Cyrino -- The politics of Gladiator / Peter W. Rose. The major ancient sources : Cassius Dio on Commodus. The Augustan history : Commodus. Herodian on the Death of Commodus. Aurelius Victor on Commodus
Control code
ocm52838556
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xii, 215 p., [26] p. of plates
Isbn
9781405110426
Lccn
2003017578
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., 1 map

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