Spartacus: Film and History
January 2007, Wiley-Blackwell
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This is the first book systematically to analyze Kirk Douglas’ and Stanley Kubrick’s depiction of the slave revolt led by Spartacus from different historical, political, and cinematic perspectives.
- Examines the film’s use of ancient sources, the ancient historical contexts, the political significance of the film, the history of its censorship and restoration, and its place in film history.
- Includes the most important passages from ancient authors’ reports of the slave revolt in translation.