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Faith In Film

ISBN 10 : 9781351937245
ISBN 13 : 1351937243

How plausible is it to examine the medium of film through a Christian lens? Are there any grounds for supposing that, in 'going to the movies', one is participating in a religious ..

Willing Suspension Of Disbelief

ISBN 10 : 0739117785
ISBN 13 : 9780739117781

Samuel Taylor Coleridge's 1817 term, a 'willing suspension of disbelief, ' has survived and been used by film critics and others to describe what happens when a movie viewer watche..

Screening The Undead

ISBN 10 : 9780857735430
ISBN 13 : 0857735438

The vampire and the zombie, the two most popular incarnations of the undead, are brought together for a forensic critical investigation in Screening the Undead. Both have a long hi..

Make Believe In Film And Fiction

ISBN 10 : 9781403983220
ISBN 13 : 1403983224

This study provides the first detailed contrast between the experiences of reading a novel and watching a movie. Kroeber shows how fiction evokes morally inflected imagining, and h..

Finding Ourselves At The Movies

ISBN 10 : 9780231536028
ISBN 13 : 023153602X

Academic philosophy may have lost its audience, but the traditional subjects of philosophy -- love, death, justice, knowledge, and faith -- remain as compelling as ever. To reach a..

Nihilism In Film And Television

ISBN 10 : 9781476611334
ISBN 13 : 1476611335

This book explores the idea of nihilism, emphasized by German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche, through its appearance in modern popular culture. The author defines and reflects upo..

Faith In The Market

ISBN 10 : 0813530997
ISBN 13 : 9780813530994

Scholars have long assumed that industrialization and the growth of modern cities signaled a decline of religious practice among urban dwellers - that urban commercial culture weak..