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This dynamic collection of essays by international film scholars and classicists addresses the provocative representation of sexuality in the ancient world on screen. A critical reader on approaches used to examine sexuality in classical settings, contributors use case studies from films and television series spanning from the 1920s to the present.

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Frontmatter

Introduction

2013 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Introduction Screening Love and Sex in the Ancient World

Monica S. Cyrino

Screening Love and Sex in Ancient Myth and Literature

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2013 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Chapter 1. G. W. Pabst’s Hesiodic Myth of Sex in Die Büchse der Pandora (1929)

Lorenzo F. Garcia

2013 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Chapter 2. Kiss Me Deadly (1955)

Pandora and Prometheus in Robert Aldrich’s Cinematic Subversion of Spillane
Paula James

2013 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Chapter 3. Perversions of the Phaeacians

The Gothic Odyssey of Angels & Insects (1996)
Meredith Safran

2013 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Chapter 4. Woman Trouble

True Love and Homecoming in Pedro Almodóvar’s Volver (2006)
Corinne Pache

2013 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Chapter 5. Sappho and Pocahontas in Terrence Malick’s The New World (2005)

Seán Easton

2013 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Chapter 6. Soul Fuck

Possession and the Female Body in Antiquity and in Cinema
Kirsten Day

2013 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Chapter 7. Ancient Allusions and Modern Anxieties in Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954)

Christopher M. McDonough

Screening Love and Sex in Ancient History

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2013 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Chapter 8. Gorgo at the Limits of Liberation in Zack Snyder’s 300 (2007)

Vincent Tomasso

2013 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Chapter 9. Oliver Stone’s Unmanning of Alexander the Great in Alexander (2004)

Jerry B. Pierce

2013 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Chapter 10. The Order of Orgies

Sex and the Cinematic Roman
Stacie Raucci

2013 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Chapter 11. Partnership and Love in Spartacus: Blood and Sand (2010)

Antony Augoustakis

2013 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Chapter 12. Objects of Desire

Female Gazes and Male Bodies in Spartacus: Blood and Sand (2010)
Anise K. Strong

2013 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Chapter 13. Glenn Close Channels Theda Bara in Maxie (1985)

A Chapter in the Social History of the Snake Bra
Gregory N. Daugherty

2013 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Chapter 14. Virility and Licentiousness in Rome’s Mark Antony (2005–7)

Rachael Kelly

2013 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Chapter 15. Love, Rebellion, and Cleavage

Boadicea’s Hammered Breastplate in The Viking Queen (1967)
Alison Futrell

2013 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Chapter 16. Subverting Sex and Love in Alejandro Amenábar’s Agora (2009)

Joanna Paul

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