A theological jurisprudence of speculative cinema : superheroes, science fictions and fantasies of modern law (Book, 2022) [WorldCat.org]
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A theological jurisprudence of speculative cinema : superheroes, science fictions and fantasies of modern law

Author: Timothy D Peters
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2022] ©2022
Series: Edinburgh critical studies in law, literature and the humanities.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Through close readings of a range of popular Hollywood speculative fiction films, Timothy Peters explores how fictional worlds, particularly those that "make strange" the world of the viewer, can render visible and make explicit the otherwise opaque theologies of modern law. He illustrates that speculative cinema's genres of estrangement provide a way for us to see and engage the theological concepts of modern law  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy D Peters
ISBN: 9781474424004 1474424007
OCLC Number: 1286805001
Description: xii, 300 pages ; 24 cm
Series Title: Edinburgh critical studies in law, literature and the humanities.
Responsibility: Timothy D. Peters.

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Through close readings of a range of popular Hollywood speculative fiction films including The Dark Knight, Unbreakable, I, Robot and The Hobbit, Timothy Peters explores how fictional worlds,  Read more...

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