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Published: 01 December 2018

320 Pages | 28

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474440844

Bookseller Code (06)

Screening the Golden Ages of the Classical Tradition

Edited by Meredith Safran

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Screening Antiquity

  • Surveys of modern cinematic and televisual responses to the concept of the golden age
  • Draws on ancient Greek and Roman literature and culture, from Hesiod to Suetonius
  • Considers prestige projects, cult classics and classical influence on genre productions
  • Explores how the mythical past is invoked through political rhetoric and popular media