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Ancient Greece on British Television

Ancient Greece on British Television

Fiona Hobden and Amanda Wrigley (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474412599
eISBN:
9781474449526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474412599.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Ancient Greece has inspired television producers and captivated viewing audiences in the United Kingdom for over half a century. By examining how and why political, social and cultural narratives of ... More

Ancient Greek History and Contemporary Social Science

Ancient Greek History and Contemporary Social Science

Mirko Canevaro, Andrew Erskine, Benjamin Gray, and Josiah Ober (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474421775
eISBN:
9781474449519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421775.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

Social scientists and political theorists have recently come to realize the potential importance of the classical Greek world and its legacy for testing social theories. Meanwhile, some Hellenists ... More

The Book of Tribulations: The Syrian Muslim Apocalyptic Tradition'An Annotated Translation by Nu'aym b. Hammad al-Marwazi

The Book of Tribulations: The Syrian Muslim Apocalyptic Tradition': An Annotated Translation by Nu'aym b. Hammad al-Marwazi

Nu'aym b. Hammad al-Marwazi

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474424103
eISBN:
9781474435659
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424103.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

“The Book of Tribulations by Nu`aym b. Hammad al-Marwazi (d. 844) is the earliest Muslim apocalyptic work to come down to us. Its contents focus upon the cataclysmic events to happen before the end ... More

The Call of Classical Literature in the Romantic Age

The Call of Classical Literature in the Romantic Age

K. P. Van Anglen and James Engell (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474429641
eISBN:
9781474439312
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474429641.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

The book reveals the extent to which writers we call “romantic” venerate and use the classics to serve their own ends in transforming poetry, epic, the novel, mythology, politics, and issues of race, ... More

The Computer-Animated FilmIndustry, Style and Genre

The Computer-Animated Film: Industry, Style and Genre

Christopher Holliday

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474427883
eISBN:
9781474449618
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427883.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The Computer-Animated Film: Industry, Style and Genre is the first academic work to examine the genre identity of the computer-animated film, a global phenomenon of popular cinema that first emerged ... More

Contemporary Spanish Gothic

Contemporary Spanish Gothic

Ann Davies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474402996
eISBN:
9781474426732
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402996.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book considers the Gothic as mode in contemporary Spanish culture. Its underlying principle is to see the contemporary Spanish Gothic as part of a wider, transnational Gothic continuum. ... More

Engaging DialogueCinematic Verbalism in American Independent Cinema

Engaging Dialogue: Cinematic Verbalism in American Independent Cinema

Jennifer O'Meara

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474420624
eISBN:
9781474449564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420624.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book examines the centrality of dialogue to American independent cinema, arguing that it is impossible to separate small budgets from the old adage that ‘talk is cheap’. Focusing on the 1980s ... More

Epic Heroes on Screen

Epic Heroes on Screen

Antony Augoustakis and Stacie Raucci (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474424516
eISBN:
9781474449533
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424516.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This is the first collection to look at the most recent manifestations of the ancient hero on screen. This volume written by scholars in the flourishing field of reception studies, enters the ... More

Essays on Hume, Smith and the Scottish Enlightenment

Essays on Hume, Smith and the Scottish Enlightenment

Christopher J. Berry

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474415019
eISBN:
9781474449731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415019.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

A collection of essays by a leading scholar. The work selected spans several decades, which together with three new unpublished pieces, cumulatively constitute a distinct interpretation of the ... More

Extreme AsiaThe Rise of Cult Cinema from the Far East

Extreme Asia: The Rise of Cult Cinema from the Far East

Daniel Martin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780748697458
eISBN:
9781474412179
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697458.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book explains and analyses the unprecedented rise in visibility of ‘cult’ Asian cinema in the UK, especially between the years 2000 and 2005. Considering multiple factors behind the cultural, ... More

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