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By Filippo Carlà-Uhink,Irene Berti

To what volume did mythological figures reminiscent of Circe and Medea impact the illustration of the strong 'oriental' enchantress in smooth Western paintings? What function did the traditional gods and heroes play within the building of the imaginary worlds of the trendy delusion style? what's the position of undead creatures like zombies and vampires in mythological motion pictures?

Looking around the millennia, from the mistrust of historical magic and oriental cults, which threatened the new-born Christian faith, to the revival and edition of historic myths and faith within the arts centuries later, this booklet deals an unique research of the reception of historical magic and the supernatural, throughout a wide selection of alternative 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 via providing unique interdisciplinary methods and collaborations, exhibiting to what volume the visible and appearing arts of alternative sessions interlink and form cultural and social identities.

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