Publisher: Mcfarland (August 23, 2011)
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Few motion picture genres have highlighted the male physique extra successfully than the "sword-and-sandal" movie, the place the rippling torso and the bulging muscle are displayed for all to understand. wearing his phallic sword and wearing conventional clothing calculated to convey cognizance to his incredible body, the sword-and-sandal hero is in a position to toppling nice international locations, rescuing heroines, defeating monsters, and usually saving the day. each one of those essays examines the problems of masculinity and software addressed within the sword-and-sandal style. The members provide insights on a movie shape which showcases its male protagonists as heroic, violent, fleshy, and, after all, tremendous worthy.