1492: Conquest of Paradise Summary

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  • 3 Literature Criticisms
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Essays & Analysis (3)

2,729 words, approx. 10 pages
In the following review, Wollen characterizes 1492: Conquest of Paradise as a re-evaluation of the myth of Christopher Columbus, portraying Columbus as a visionary maverick and national hero. Ridley S... Read more
1,604 words, approx. 6 pages
In the following review, Strick comments that, despite a dull and plodding narrative, the cinematography, soundtrack, set design, and costumes in 1492: Conquest of Paradise are impressive and skillful... Read more
1,370 words, approx. 5 pages
In the following review, Alleva criticizes 1492: Conquest of Paradise as a confused production that lacks a unifying vision of Columbus and his achievements. Perhaps it was inevitable. Making a movie ... Read more