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Myth, mind, and the screen : understanding the heroes of our times

Author: John Izod
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2001.
Series: Cambridge studies in criminology (Cambridge University Press)
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This 2001 book is a systematic attempt to apply Jungian theory to the analysis of key contemporary icons and films.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Izod
ISBN: 0521792533 9780521792530 0521796865 9780521796866
OCLC Number: 46422257
Description: xi, 237 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Jungian theory, textual analysis and audience play --
2. Archetypal images: signification and the psyche --
3. Archetypal images: symbols and the cultural unconscious --
4. The Piano, the animus and colonial experience --
5. The pop star as icon. Androgyny and stardom: cultural meanings of Michael Jackson. A goddess who comes? Madonna as trickster --
6. The quest of a female hero: The Silence of the Lambs --
7. Television sport and the sacrificial hero --
8. The polycentred self: The Passion of Darkly Noon --
9. Haunted: searching for the whole self --
10. Transforming the final ghost: the god within --
Glossary of Jungian and related terms.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in criminology (Cambridge University Press)
Responsibility: John Izod.
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'Izod's book is a wonderful addition to the slowly growing number of books relating Jungian psychology to film and modern culture ... His background in Jungian and psychoanalytic thought nicely Read more...

 
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