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By Konstantinos P. Nikoloutsos

This quantity examines cinematic representations of old Greek girls from the geographical regions of delusion and heritage. It discusses how those woman figures are resurrected at the gigantic monitor by means of assorted filmmakers in the course of varied historic moments, and are hence embedded inside a story which serves quite a few reasons, looking on the director of the movie, its screenwriters, the studio, the rustic of its foundation, and the sociopolitical context on the time of its
production.

Using a various array of hermeneutic methods (such as gender concept, feminist feedback, psychoanalysis, viewer-response idea, and private voice criticism), the essays goal to solid mild on cinema's investments within the classical previous and decode the mechanisms wherein the ladies lower than exam are extracted from their unique context and are delivered to lifestyles to function autos for the articulation of contemporary rules, matters, and cultural traits. the quantity hence goals to enquire not
only how antiquity at the monitor depicts, and during this approach distorts, compresses, contests, and revises, antiquity at the web page but in addition, extra crucially, why the medium follows such eclectic representational ideas vis-à-vis the classical world.

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