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Descended from Hercules : biopolitics and the muscled male body on screen / Robert A. Rushing.

Author:
Rushing, Robert A. [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2016]
  • ©2016
Description:
xi, 210 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series:
New directions in national cinemas. [More in this series]
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-199), filmography (pages 183-189) and index.
Contents:
Introduction: a peplum genealogy -- Nos morituri: time in the peplum -- Pre/post: sexuality in the peplum -- Skin flicks: the haptic peplum -- Immune systems: the peplum as biopolitical genre -- Conclusion: biopolitical fantasy.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
ISBN:
  • 9780253022509 ((pbk. ; : alk. paper))
  • 0253022509 ((pbk. ; : alk. paper))
  • 9780253022462 ((cloth ; : alk. paper))
  • 0253022460 ((cloth ; : alk. paper))
  • ((ebook))
LCCN:
2016015832
OCLC:
933437840
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