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Title LinkSpartacus : film and history / edited by Martin M. Winkler.
Imprint Malden, MA, USA : Blackwell Pub., 2007.
Description x, 267 p., [16] p. of plates :  ill. ;  24 cm.
Type of Material Book
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [248]-259) and index.
Contents Contents: Introduction / Martin M. Winkler -- Who killed the legend of Spartacus? production, censorship, and reconstruction of Stanley Kubrick’s epic film / Duncan L. Cooper -- Dalton Trumbo vs. Stanley Kubrick: the historical meaning of Spartacus / Duncan L. Cooper -- Spartacus, Exodus, and Dalton Trumbo: managing ideologies of war / Frederick Ahl -- Spartacus: history and histrionics / Allen M. Ward -- Spartacus, rebel against Rome / C.A. Robinson, Jr. -- Training + tactics = Roman battle success: from Spartacus: the illustrated story of the motion picture production -- The character of Marcus Licinius Crassus / W. Jeffrey Tatum -- Roman slavery and the class divide: why Spartacus lost / Michael Parenti -- The holy cause of freedom: American ideals in Spartacus / Martin M. Winkler -- Spartacus and the Stoic idea of death / Francisco Javier Tovar Paz -- "Culturally significant and not just simple entertainment": history and the marketing of Spartacus / Martin M. Winker -- The principal ancient sources on Spartacus: Plutarch, Crassus 8-11 and Pompey 21.1-2 ; Appian, The civil wars 1.14.111 and 116-121.1 ; Sallust, The histories 3.96 and 98 (M) = 3.64 and 66 (McG) ; Livy, Periochae 95-97 ; Velleius Paterculus, Compendium of Roman history 2.30.5-6 ; Florus, Epitome of Roman history 2.8 (3.20) ; Frontinus, Strategies 1.5.20-22 and 7.6, 2.4.7 and 5.34 ; Orosius, History against the pagans 5.24.1-8 and 18-19.
Summary "Stanley Kubrick’s epic film Spartacus has enjoyed iconic status in cinema history and strongly influenced modern perspectives on ancient Rome. This book examines the film from different historical, political, and cinematic perspectives. This book examines the film from different historical, political, and cinematic perspectives. The chief ancient sources on the slave revolt led by Spartacus are included in translation. Contributors explore the film’s representation of history, the political climate at the time of its making, the history of its production, censorship, and restoration, its place in film history, and its enduring appeal. For the first time, the book offers suggestions for a new version of the film that comes even closer to the filmmakers’ original intent than the restoration currently available." -- Book cover.
Per.Sub. LinkSpartacus, -71 B.C.
Title Sub. LinkSpartacus (Motion picture : 1960)
Subject LinkRome -- History -- Servile Wars, 135-71 B.C.
Add.Author LinkWinkler, Martin M.

System Number 000678557
ISBN Link1405131802 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Link9781405131803 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Link1405131810 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Link9781405131810 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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