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by bretonlass
Tue Mar 13, 2007 8:37 pm
Forum: Musings and Chats
Topic: Tell the Spartans...
Replies: 24
Views: 56042

Athena, All my good wishes go to you in securing future grants. Being myself in the world of Academia, I know how tight the purse is, and how one has to fight for whatever pennies one can scratch. And I'm in Litterature, I don't have a lab to run! As for the wee translation from Simonides, I went to...
by bretonlass
Thu Mar 08, 2007 11:38 pm
Forum: Literature and Cinema
Topic: Movies and Representing History: The Case of "300"
Replies: 20
Views: 55196

A dit of controversial review that I nonetheless find accurate: http://www.flickfilosopher.com/blog/2007/03/300_review.html I'll comment more on the movie once I've seen it. And now to go to its opening tomorrow in IMAX at 1PM. Hasty, you say? Who, me? Cheers, Eloise :) PS: another aticle that made ...
by bretonlass
Mon Feb 05, 2007 12:03 am
Forum: Literature and Cinema
Topic: The Courtier and the Heretic
Replies: 4
Views: 17723

Intreresting. Most interesting.

I believe I'll add it to my ever-lengthening list of "books to read".

Cheers,

Eloise :)
by bretonlass
Sun Jan 28, 2007 11:54 am
Forum: Literature and Cinema
Topic: Movies and Representing History: The Case of "300"
Replies: 20
Views: 55196

Athena, A quick question about Homer: Which translations could you recommend (in either French or English)? Are they expensive? I'm considering taking on the Iliad and/or the Odyssey as my summer reading. Cheers, Eloise :) PS: Thanks for the kind words on the avatar. It's a collage of the Breton her...
by bretonlass
Sun Jan 28, 2007 12:09 am
Forum: Literature and Cinema
Topic: Movies and Representing History: The Case of "300"
Replies: 20
Views: 55196

Movies and Representing History: The Case of "300"

From The Guardian: Spartan epic is last hope for sword and sandal movies Can a British-led cast hope Thermopylae battle film save a historical genre? David Smith Sunday January 28, 2007 The Observer 'Go tell the Spartans, passer-by, That here, obedient to their laws, we lie.' So reads the epigram ca...

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