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The Hunger games and philosophy : a critique of pure treason

Author: George A Dunn
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J : Wiley, 2012.
Series: The Blackwell philosophy and pop culture series
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A philosophical exploration of Suzanne Collins's New York Times bestselling series, just in time for the release of The Hunger Games movie Katniss Everdeen is "the girl who was on fire," but she  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Suzanne Collins; Suzanne Collins; Suzanne Collins; Collins, Suzanne; The hunger games.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George A Dunn
ISBN: 9781118065075 1118065077
OCLC Number: 812407997
Description: x, 310 p.
Contents: ACKNOWLEDGMENTS: It s Like the Bread. How I Never Get Over Owing You for That. ix Introduction: Let The Hunger Games and Philosophy Begin! 1 PART ONE HAVING AN EYE FOR BEAUTY ISN T NECESSARILY A WEAKNESS : THE ART OF RESISTING THE CAPITOL 1. The Final Word on Entertainment : Mimetic and Monstrous Art in the Hunger Games 8 Brian McDonald 2. Somewhere between Hair Ribbons and Rainbows : How Even the Shortest Song Can Change the World 26 Anne Torkelson 3. I Will Be Your Mockingjay : The Power and Paradox of Metaphor in the Hunger Games Trilogy 41 Jill Olthouse PART TWO WE RE FICKLE, STUPID BEINGS : HUNGERING FOR MORALITY IN AN IMMORAL WORLD 4. The Odds Have Not Been Very Dependable of Late : Morality and Luck in the Hunger Games Trilogy 56 George A. Dunn 5. The Joy of Watching Others Suffer: Schadenfreude and the Hunger Games 75 Andrew Shaffer 6. So Here I Am in His Debt Again : Katniss, Gifts, and Invisible Strings 90 Jennifer Culver PART THREE I AM AS RADIANT AS THE SUN : THE NATURAL, THE UNNATURAL, AND NOT-SO-WEIRD SCIENCE 7. Competition and Kindness: The Darwinian World of the Hunger Games 104 Abigail Mann 8. No Mutt Is Good Really? Creating Interspecies Chimeras 121 Jason T. Eberl PART FOUR PEETA BAKES. I HUNT. : WHAT KATNISS CAN TEACH US ABOUT LOVE, CARING, AND GENDER 9. Why Katniss Chooses Peeta: Looking at Love through a Stoic Lens 134 Abigail E. Myers 10. She Has No Idea. The Effect She Can Have. : Katniss and the Politics of Gender 145 Jessica Miller 11. Sometimes the World Is Hungry for People Who Care: Katniss and the Feminist Care Ethic 162 Lindsey Issow Averill PART FIVE AS LONG AS YOU CAN FIND YOURSELF, YOU LL NEVER STARVE : HOW TO BE YOURSELF WHEN IT S ALL A BIG SHOW 12. Why Does Katniss Fail at Everything She Fakes? Being versus Seeming to Be in the Hunger Games Trilogy 178 Dereck Coatney 13. Who Is Peeta Mellark? The Problem of Identity in Panem 193 Nicolas Michaud PART SIX HERE S SOME ADVICE. STAY ALIVE. : A TRIBUTE S GUIDE TO THE MORALITY AND LOGIC OF WARFARE 14. Safe to Do What? : Morality and the War of All against All in the Arena 206 Joseph J. Foy 15. Starting Fires Can Get You Burned: The Just-War Tradition and the Rebellion against the Capitol 222 Louis Melancon 16. The Tribute s Dilemma: The Hunger Games and Game Theory 235 Andrew Zimmerman Jones PART SEVEN IT MUST BE VERY FRAGILE IF A HANDFUL OF BERRIES CAN BRING IT DOWN : THE POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY OF CORIOLANUS SNOW 17. Discipline and the Docile Body: Regulating Hungers in the Capitol 250 Christina Van Dyke 18. All of This Is Wrong : Why One of Rome s Greatest Thinkers Would Despise the Capitol 265 Adam Barkman 19. Class Is in Session: Power and Privilege in Panem 277 Chad William Timm CONTRIBUTORS: Our Resistance Squadron 291 I NDEX: A List in My Head of Every Act of Goodness I ve Seen Someone Do 297
Series Title: The Blackwell philosophy and pop culture series
Responsibility: edited by George A. Dunn and Nicolas Michaud.
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