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Published by Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, Associated University Presses in Madison, Cranbury, NJ .
Written in English


  • Homer -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Homer -- Influence,
  • Troy (Motion picture),
  • Motion pictures -- Plots, themes, etc,
  • Mythology in motion pictures

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Kostas Myrsiades.
ContributionsMyrsiades, Kostas.
LC ClassificationsPA4037.A5 R43 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23015281M
ISBN 109780838642191
LC Control Number2009001421

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