By Filippo Carlà-Uhink,Irene Berti
Looking around the millennia, from the mistrust of historical magic and oriental cults, which threatened the new-born Christian faith, to the revival and model of old myths and faith within the arts centuries later, this ebook bargains an unique research of the reception of historic magic and the supernatural, throughout a large choice of other media – from comics to movie, from portray to opera. operating in numerous fields around the globe, the authors of those essays deconstruct sure scholarly traditions by means of providing unique interdisciplinary methods and collaborations, exhibiting to what volume the visible and acting arts of other sessions interlink and form cultural and social identities.
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Ancient Magic and the Supernatural in the Modern Visual and Performing Arts (Bloomsbury Studies in Classical Reception) by Filippo Carlà-Uhink,Irene Berti