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Classical myth & culture in the cinema

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Myth in motion pictures.,
  • Mythology in motion pictures.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesClassical myth and culture, Classics and cinema.
    Statementedited by Martin M. Winkler.
    ContributionsWinkler, Martin M.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.M96 C59 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 350 p. :
    Number of Pages350
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6792118M
    ISBN 100195130030, 0195130049
    LC Control Number00056665


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