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Film and Television Core Bibliography

Core Bibliography

 
The bibliography for ‘Classics and Film’ is now quite extensive; here, therefore, we recommend the items which give the most comprehensive take on the field and/or which serve as particularly useful introductions for students, rather than dealing with individual films.
 
 
Berti, I. and Morcillo, M. G. (eds.), 2008, Hellas on Screen: Cinematic Receptions of Ancient History, Literature and Myth, Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag.
 
Blanshard, A. J. L. and Shahabudin, K., 2011, Classics on Screen: Ancient Greece and Rome on Film, Bristol: Bristol Classical Press. 
 
Burgoyne, R., 2008, The Hollywood Historical Film, Malden MA and Oxford: Blackwell.
 
Cyrino, M., 2005, Big Screen Rome, Malden MA and Oxford: Blackwell.
_________ (ed.), 2013, Screening Love and Sex in the Ancient World, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
 
Galinsky, K., 2007, ‘Film’, in C. W. Kallendorf (ed.),  A Companion to the Classical Tradition, Malden (MA) and Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell: 393-407.
 
Joshel, S.R., Malamud, M., and McGuire Jr, D.T. (eds.), 2001, Imperial Projections: Ancient Rome in Modern Popular Culture, Baltimore (MD) and London: Johns Hopkins University Press.
 
Llewellyn Jones, L., 2009, ‘Hollywood’s ancient world’, in A. Erskine (ed.), A Companion to Ancient History, Malden MA and Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell: 564-79.
 
MacKinnon, K., 1986, Greek Tragedy into Film, London: Croom Helm.
 
Michelakis, P., 2004, ‘Greek tragedy in cinema: theatre, politics, history’, in E. Hall, F. Macintosh, and A. Wrigley (eds.), Dionysus Since 69: Greek Tragedy at the Dawn of the Third Millenium, Oxford: Oxford University Press: 199-217.
___________, 2013, Greek Tragedy on Screen, Oxford: Oxford University Press.
 
Nikoloutsos, K. (ed.), 2013, Ancient Greek Women in Film, Oxford: Oxford University Press.
 
Nisbet, G., 2008, Ancient Greece in Film and Popular Culture, second edition, Bristol: Bristol Phoenix Press
 
Paul, J., 2008, ‘Working with film: theories and methodologies’, in L. P. Hardwick and C. Stray (eds.), A Companion to Classical Receptions, Malden (MA) and Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell: 303-314.
______________ Paul, J., 2010, ‘Cinematic receptions of antiquity: the current state of play’, Classical Receptions Journal 2: 136-55.
 
Pomeroy, A., 2008, Then it was Destroyed by the Volcano: The Ancient World in Film and on Television, London: Duckworth.
 
Renger, A.B. and Solomon, J. (eds.), 2013, Ancient Worlds in Film and Television, Leiden: Brill.
 
Solomon, J., 2001, The Ancient World in the Cinema, revised ed., New Haven and London: Yale University Press
__________ 2010, ‘Film philologies: towards effective theories and methodologies’, International Journal of the Classical Tradition 17: 435-449.
 
Theodorakopoulos, E., 2010, Ancient Rome at the Cinema: Story and Spectacle in Hollywood and Rome, Bristol: Bristol Phoenix Press
 
Winkler, M. (ed.), 2001, Classical Myth & Culture in the Cinema, Oxford: Oxford University Press.
______________ 2007, ‘Greek myth on the screen’, in R. Woodard (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Greek Mythology, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 453-79.
______________ 2009, Cinema and Classical Texts: Apollo’s New Light, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
 
Wyke, M., 1997, Projecting the Past: Ancient Rome, Cinema and History, London and New York: Routledge
________  2003, ‘Are You Not Entertained? Classicists and Cinema’, International Journal of the Classical Tradition: 430-445.