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Ovid's myth of Pygmalion on screen [electronic resource] : in pursuit of the perfect woman / Paula Jones.

Author/Creator:
James, Paula, author.
Publication:
London ; New York, NY : Continuum International Publishing Group, [2011]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (x, 231 pages) : illustrations
Series:
Continuum studies in classical reception.
Continuum studies in classical reception
Classical Studies & Archaeology 2013
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Subjects:
Women in motion pictures.
Women on television.
Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 A.D. or 18 A.D. Metamorphoses.
System Details:
Mode of Access: World Wide Web.
Contents:
Ovid' rich text: layers of identity in the Pygmalion myth
Tragic transformatons: making and breaking the statue on screen
Romancing the stone: the made-over woman as comedy
She was Venus all aong: the statue as screen goddess
Pygmalion's robots: the horror and the humour
Bathos and Pathos: a simulacrum among simulacra
Virtually perfect: hi and lo tech gals of the computer age
More myth making at the movies
Appendix: Ovid's Pygmalion.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-214) and index.
Filmography: pages 215-217.
Electronic reproduction. London : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2014. Available via World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreement. s2014 dcunns
Other format:
Original
ISBN:
9781472555700 (online)
9781441184665 (hardback)
9781472504951 (paperback)
9781441146779 (electronic book)
9781441168504 (PDF)
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.