Whither Quo Vadis?: Sienkiewicz's Novel in Film and Television

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Whither Quo Vadis? offers an engaging account of how the Roman world and its history are represented in film and the way in which the different adaptations reflect the shifting historical situations and ideological concerns of their own times. Explores five surviving film adaptations - Guazzoni's of 1912; D'Annunzio/Jacoby of 1925; Mervyn LeRoy's of 1951; the Italian TV mini-series of 1985 by Franco Rossi; and Kawalerowicz's 2001 Polish version Examines how these different versions interpret, select from, ...

Whither Quo Vadis?: Sienkiewicz's Novel in Film and Television 2008, Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN-13: 9781405183857

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