Classical Myth on Screen

Classical Myth on Screen An examination of how screen texts in the contemporary media landscape embrace refute and reinvent the cultural heritage of classical antiquity this volume looks at specific story patterns and arch

  • Title: Classical Myth on Screen
  • Author: Monica S. Cyrino Meredith E. Safran
  • ISBN: 9781137494535
  • Page: 297
  • Format: Hardcover
  • An examination of how screen texts in the contemporary media landscape embrace, refute, and reinvent the cultural heritage of classical antiquity, this volume looks at specific story patterns and archetypes from Greco Roman culture that are woven into the fabric of Western narrative traditions The contributors to this volume offer a variety of historical perspectives, higAn examination of how screen texts in the contemporary media landscape embrace, refute, and reinvent the cultural heritage of classical antiquity, this volume looks at specific story patterns and archetypes from Greco Roman culture that are woven into the fabric of Western narrative traditions The contributors to this volume offer a variety of historical perspectives, highlighting key cultural relay points at which a myth is received and reformulated for a particular audience This variety is demonstrated through the broad range of screen texts that serve as case studies representing the past hundred years from the 1927 science fiction epic Metropolis to 2012 s blockbuster The Hunger Games.

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