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The Resource The return of the epic film : genre, aesthetics and history in the twenty-first century, edited by Andrew B.R. Elliot

The return of the epic film : genre, aesthetics and history in the twenty-first century, edited by Andrew B.R. Elliot

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The return of the epic film : genre, aesthetics and history in the twenty-first century
Title
The return of the epic film
Title remainder
genre, aesthetics and history in the twenty-first century
Statement of responsibility
edited by Andrew B.R. Elliot
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Language
eng
Summary
This title offers a fresh way of thinking about a body of films which has dominated our screens for a decade. With contributions from top scholars in the field, the collection adopts a range of interdisciplinary perspectives to explore the epic film in the 21st century
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non fiction
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  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
The return of the epic film : genre, aesthetics and history in the twenty-first century, edited by Andrew B.R. Elliot
Label
The return of the epic film : genre, aesthetics and history in the twenty-first century, edited by Andrew B.R. Elliot
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.3366/j.ctt9qdr2s
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier.
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multicolored
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text
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txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Figures; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction; Part I Epics and Ancient History; 2 Sir Ridley Scott and the Rebirth of the Historical Epic; 3 The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire and America since the Second World War: Some Cinematic Parallels; 4 'There's Nothing So Wrong with a Hollywood Script That a Bunch of Giant CGI Scorpions Can't Solve': Politics, Computer Generated Images and Camp in the Critical Reception of the Post-Gladiator Historical Epics; 5 Popcorn and Circus: An Audience Expects; Part II Epic Aesthetics and Genre
  • 6 Colour in the Epic Film: Alexander and Hero7 Defining the Epic: Medieval and Fantasy Epics; 8 Special Effects, Reality and the New Epic Film; Part III Epic Films and Challenging the Canon; 9 Pass the Ammunition: A Short Etymology of 'Blockbuster'; 10 Epic Stumbling Blocks; 11 The Greatest Epic of the Twenty-First Century?; 12 The Ramayana and Sita in Films and Popular Media: The Repositioning of a Globalised Version; Notes on the Contributors; Index
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9780748684038
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computer
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rdamedia.
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illustrations.
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