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The Devils

Darren Arnold

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325758
eISBN:
9781800342415
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325758.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Undoubtedly the most notorious title in director Ken Russell's controversial filmography, The Devils (1973) caused a real furore on its initial theatrical release, only to largely disappear for many ... More


“Let Rome in Tiber melt”: Hermaphroditic Transformation in Antonius and Antony and Cleopatra

Deborah Uman

in Ovid and Adaptation in Early Modern English Theatre

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474430067
eISBN:
9781474476973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474430067.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This essay uses Ovid’s tale of Salmacis and Hermaphroditus as a vehicle for considering the connections between the theme of gender fluidity and the practice of literary transformations in ... More


Introduction

Emily Hughes

in Studying Talk to Her

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733438
eISBN:
9781800342026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733438.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This introductory chapter provides an overview of Pedro Almodóvar's Talk to Her (2002). The film offers much, both in terms of thematic analysis and micro analysis of the sound, performance, ... More


Here Aphrodite Is Not: Achilles in Scyros

Jennifer Ingleheart

in Masculine Plural: Queer Classics, Sex, and Education

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198819677
eISBN:
9780191859991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198819677.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Bainbrigge’s closet drama is explored from a number of perspectives. These include its debt to Victorian classical burlesques, and responses to other versions of the myth of Achilles, including ... More


Gender

Emily Hughes

in Studying Talk to Her

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733438
eISBN:
9781800342026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733438.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter evaluates how Pedro Almodóvar's Talk to Her (2002) plays with the idea of gender being a fixed attribute and sees gender instead as something flexible and fluid. Gender roles in Talk to ... More


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