Table of contents for Ovid's myth of Pygmalion on screen : in pursuit of the perfect woman / Paula Jones.


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Acknowledgments \ Introduction \ 1. Ovid's Rich Text - Layers of identity in the Pygmalion myth \ 2. Tragic Transformations: Making and breaking the statue on screen \ 3. Romancing the Stone: The made-over woman as comedy \ 4. She was Venus all along: The statue as screen goddess \ 5. Pygmalion's robots - The horror and the humour \ 6. Bathos and Pathos - A simulacrum among simulacra \ 7. Virtually Perfect: Hi and lo tech gals of the computer age \ 8. More Myth Making at the Movies \ Appendix: Ovid's Pygmalion \ Bibliography \ Filmography \ Index



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Women in motion pictures.
Women on television.
Ovid, -- 43 B.C.-17 or 18 A.D. -- Metamorphoses.