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Cinematic mythmaking : philosophy in film

Author: Irving Singer
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : MIT Press, ©2008.
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Mythic themes and philosophical probing in film as an art form, as seen in works of Preston Sturges, Jean Cocteau, Stanley Kubrick, and various other filmmakers.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Singer, Irving.
Cinematic mythmaking.
Cambridge, MA : MIT Press, c2008
(DLC) 2008017023
(OCoLC)216938371
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Irving Singer
ISBN: 9780262283694 0262283697 9781435668003 1435668006
OCLC Number: 259741828
Description: 1 online resource (x, 245 p.)
Contents: Introduction --
The Lady Eve --
Pygmalion variations --
The heiress and Washington Square --
Cocteau : the mythological poetry of film --
Mythmaking in Kubrick and Fellini.
Responsibility: Irving Singer.

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"[Singer's] book is best treated not as any kind of rigorous critical analysis, but rather as a rhapsodic excursion through a gallery of his favourite movies and cinematic themes aimed at sparking Read more...

 
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