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Ancient magic and the supernatural in the modern visual and performing arts / edited by Filippo Carlà and Irene Berti.

London : Bloomsbury Academic, 2015, copyright 2015.

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  • Title:
    Ancient magic and the supernatural in the modern visual and performing arts / edited by Filippo Carlà and Irene Berti.
  • Contributor: Filippo Carlà-Uhink;
    Irene Berti
  • Subjects: Ancient religions & mythologies; Magic in art; Supernatural in art; Art and mythology; Art -- Themes, motives; Art, Modern -- History; Performing arts -- History; Art and society -- History; Art and religion -- History; Group identity -- History; HISTORY / Ancient / General; PERFORMING ARTS / Film & Video / History & Criticism; RELIGION / Ancient; BODY, MIND & SPIRIT / General; History -- Ancient -- General; Body, Mind & Spirit -- General; Classical history / classical civilisation;
    Dewey: 700.47
  • Publication Details: London : Bloomsbury Academic, 2015, copyright 2015.
  • Language: English
  • Description: Contents: 1. Magic and the Supernatural: an Introduction / I. Berti and F. Carla -- 2. Gods and Demons in Texts : Figures and Symbols of the Defixion Inscriptions of the Nymphaeum of Anna Perenna at Rome / J. Blänsdorf -- 3. Imaging Magic, Imaging Thinking : The Transmission of Greek Drama from Sophocles to Crimp / L. Hardwick -- 4. Celtic Magic and Rituals in The War Lord (F. Schaffner, 1965) / D. Campanile -- 5. Witch, Sorceress, Enchantress : Magic and Women from the Ancient World to the Present Time / G. Rocca and M. Treu -- 6. Circe diva : The Reception of Circe in the Baroque Opera (17th Century) / M.J. Castillo Pascual -- 7. Medea, a Greek Sorceress in Modern Opera and Ballet : from Barber to Reimann / M. Reig and J. Carruesco -- 8. Colchian Pharmaka : The Colours of Medea in 19th Century Painting in France and England / A. Grand-Clement and C. Ribeyrol -- 9. Canidia and Erichtho / C. Walde -- 10. Project(ion) Wonder Woman : Metamorphoses of a Superheroine / M. Gindhart and A. Gietzen -- 11. Ancient Horrors : Cinematic Antiquity and the Undead / M. Lindner -- 12. The Phoenix, the Werewolf and the Centaur : The Reception of Mythical Beasts in the Harry Potter Novels and Their Film Adaptions / D. Hofmann -- 13. Theoi becoming Kami : Classical Mythology in the Anime World / M.G. Castello and C. Scilabra -- 14. Every Pony Has a Story : Revisions of Greco-Roman Mythology in My Little Pony : Friendship is Magic / Priscilla Hobbs -- 15. The Depraved Devotion of Elagabalus : Images of the Priest-Emperor in the Visual and Performing Arts / M. Icks -- 16. Women and Religion in the Epic Films : The Fifties' Advocate for Conversion and Today's Pillar of Paganism? / A. Wieber -- List of Contributors.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9781472532213 (Electronic book (EPUB format)); ISBN 147253221X (Electronic book (EPUB format)); BNB GBB874434; System number: 018560020
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (352 pages).
  • Series: Bloomsbury studies in classical reception

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