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The Epic in Film: From Myth to Blockbuster

The Epic in Film: From Myth to Blockbuster (Hardback)

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Constantine Santas encourages us to wonder why critics have routinely dismissed the epic film. In The Epic in Film, Santas argues that "blockbuster" and "artistic" are not mutually exclusive terms and that epic film is an inherently profound genre in its ability to tap into a nation's dreams and fears. Whether you love Gone with the Wind or hate Troy, find Akira Kurosawa's films brilliant or marvel over the Matrix trilogy, film buffs will want to read this book.

Film, TV & DramaFilms, cinemaFilm theory & criticism Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publication Date: 28/11/2007 ISBN-13: 9780742555280  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Constantine Santas is professor emeritus and former chair in the Department of English at Flagler College, Florida. He is the author of Responding to Film and has translated several works from Greek to English.

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