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Religion and film : the basics

Religion and film : the basics

Material type
단행본
Personal Author
Solano, Jeanette Reedy, author.
Title Statement
Religion and film : the basics / Jeanette Reedy Solano.
Publication, Distribution, etc
Abingdon, Oxon ;   New York, NY :   Routledge,   2022.  
Physical Medium
xviii, 212 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Series Statement
The basics
ISBN
9780367135195 9780367135201
요약
"Religion and Film: The Basics is an accessible and engaging introduction to the history, diverse approaches, and ideas associated within the study of religion and film. Referencing films from around the world from the early 20th century to the present day, this unique introduction includes the following topics: the history and dynamics of religion and film various methods to approach religion and film the evolution of religion and film scholarship film genre and theory world religions and film unique themes-from race and gender roles to karma and redemption A fascinating range of films are discussed, from early silent films such as Hypocrites to recent releases such as Minari. Five genres are explored, including horror in The Wicker Man (UK) and Let the Right One In (Sweden) and world religions are analysed in films such as OMG, The Big Lebowski, and Malcolm X. Tropes examined include gender in Water, karma in It's a Wonderful Life, death in Biutiful, and evil in Get Out. With helpful features including recommendations for further study and key films to view, this book is an ideal starting point for students approaching religion and film for the first time as well as those interested in learning more about the field while broadening their methods, knowledge of film, and their film canon"--
Content Notes
Discovering the divine in the dark : an introduction to religion and film -- Dimensions and bricolage : methodological approaches to religion and film -- Flickering faith : exploring world religions through film -- Shaking with fear or laughter : exploring religion and film through film genres -- Demons, redeemers, ghosts and more : recurrent tropes in religion and film -- Before the credits roll : a conclusion.
Bibliography, Etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Added Entry-Topical Term
Motion pictures --Religious aspects. Religion in motion pictures.
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Contents information

Table of Contents

1. Discovering the Divine in the Dark: An Introduction to Religion and Film 2. Dimensions and Bricolage: Methodological Approaches to Religion and Film 3. Flickering Faith: Exploring World Religions through Film 4. Shaking with Fear or Laughter: Exploring Religion and Film through Film Genres 5. Demons, Redeemers, Ghosts and More: Recurrent Tropes in Religion and Film 6. Before the Credits Roll: A Conclusion

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