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Williams, Michael

Film Stardom and the Ancient Past

Williams, Michael - Film Stardom and the Ancient Past, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: An Archaeology of Stardom
Michael Williams

Part I. Oracles and Olympians

2. Idols and Idolatry: Greta Garbo and Ramón Novarro in Mata Hari (1931)
Michael Williams

3. ‘The American Adonis’: Search for Beauty (1934) and the Hollywood Olympian Body
Michael Williams

Part II. Rebuilding the Hollywood Pantheon

4. Marketing the Post-War Goddess: Rita Hayworth and Down to Earth (1947)
Michael Williams

5. Idols, Fragments and Afterlives: From Gloria Swanson to Beyoncé
Michael Williams

Part III. Heroes Will Rise: Patinated Pasts and Digital Futures

6. Nostalgic Impulses, Falling Idols and the Adoration of Achilles in Troy (2004)
Michael Williams

7. Patinating the Past: Artefacts, Auratic Performance and Alexander (2004)
Michael Williams

8. Titans and Immortals: Classicism in the Digital Age
Michael Williams

9. The Contemporary Mythic Firmament
Michael Williams

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Film Theory, Cultural History, Film History, Arts, Gender Studies, Screen Performance

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Art, Art History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137390028
Printed ISBN
978-1-137-39001-1

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