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Inner theatres of good and evil : the mind's staging of gods, angels and devils

Author: Mark Pizzato
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This critical book explores the cosmic dimensions of the brain's inner theater, including film, theatre and television. In all eras and media, supernatural figures express the brain's anatomical features as humans transform their natural environment into cosmic and theological spaces in order to grapple with their vulnerability in the world"--Provided by publisher.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Pizzato
ISBN: 9780786442607 0786442603
OCLC Number: 617425075
Description: ix, 358 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction : the brain's evolving theatre --
Neural and prehistoric signs of the divine --
Ancient animal and human deities --
One medieval god-with his angels and devils --
From renaissance rebirths to postmodern experiments --
Cosmic forces on the movie screen --
Millennium in the home theatre --
Conclusion : more morality?
Responsibility: Mark Pizzato.

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Among the most intriguing questions of neurology is how conceptions of good and evil arise in the human brain. This critical book explores the cosmic dimensions of the brain's inner theatre as  Read more...

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"Pizzato traces the ancient roots of theater to the right/left brain hemisphere struggle between primitive limbic system emotion and higher-order cortical functions"--Reference & Research Book News.

 
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