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Mimesis, movies, and media

Title
Mimesis, movies, and media / Edited by Scott Cowdell, Chris Fleming, and Joel Hodge.
Format
Book
Published
New York ; London : Bloomsbury Academic, An imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Inc, 2015.
Description
xi, 241 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Other contributors
Cowdell, Scott, editor. Fleming, Chris, 1970- editor. Hodge, Joel, editor.
Series
Violence, desire, and the sacred ; volume 3
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Introduction
  • Media and representation. On the one medium / Eric Gans
  • The scapegoat mechanism and the media: beyond the folk devil paradigm / John O'Carroll
  • The apocalypse will not be televised / Chris Fleming
  • Film. Mirrors of nature: artificial agents in real life and virtual worlds / Paul Dumouchel
  • Superheroes, scapegoats, and saviors: the problem of evil and the need for redemption / Joel Hodge
  • Sanctified victimage on page and screen: The hunger games as prophetic media / Debra E. Macdonald
  • The mimetic e-motion: from The matrix to Avatar / Nidesh Lawtoo
  • Apocalypse of the therapeutic: The cabin in the woods and the death of mimetic desire / Peter Y. Paik
  • Eyes wide shut: mimesis and historical memory in Stanley Kubrick's The shining / David Humbert
  • Against romantic love: mimeticism and satire in Woody Allen's Vicky, Cristina, Barcelona; you will meet a tall dark stranger; and To Rome with love / Scott Cowdell
  • A beautiful crisis: Ang Lee's film adaptation of The ice storm / Carly Osborn
  • Cowboy metaphysics, the virtuous-enough cowboy, and mimetic desire in Stephen Fears' The hi-lo country / Thomas Ryba
  • Television. The self in crisis: watching Mad men and Homeland with Girard and Hegel / Paolo Diego Bubbio
  • Media, murder, and memoir: Girardian baroque in Robert Drewe's The shark net / Rosamund Dalziell
  • Conversion in Dexter / Matthew John Paul Tan and Joel Hodge.
Subject headings
Girard, René, 1923-2015--Influence. Mimesis in motion pictures. Motion pictures--Philosophy.
ISBN
9781628924640 (hardback : alk. paper) 1628924640 (hardback : alk. paper) 9781628924657 (ePub) 9781628924664 (ePDF)

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Herman B Wells Library
Call Number
PN1995.9.M53 M57 2015
Location
Wells Library - Research Coll. - Stacks
Floor
8th Floor, East Tower
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