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.
Martin M. Winkler is Professor of Classics at George Mason University, Virginia, U.S.A. He is the editor, most recently, of Juvenal in English (2001) and Classical Myth and Culture in the Cinema (2001). He has also published articles on Roman literature, the classical tradition, and on classical and medieval culture and mythology in film.
Release date NZ
March 15th, 2004
Edited by Martin M. Winkler
Country of Publication
Blackwell Publishing Ltd
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