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Death in Classic and Contemporary Film: Fade to Black
     

Death in Classic and Contemporary Film: Fade to Black

by D. Sullivan (Editor), J. Greenberg (Editor)
 

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Mortality is a recurrent theme in films across genres, periods, nations, and directors. This book brings together an accomplished set of authors with backgrounds in film analysis, psychology, and philosophy to examine how the knowledge of death, the fear of our mortality, and the ways people cope with mortality are represented in cinema.

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Mortality is a recurrent theme in films across genres, periods, nations, and directors. This book brings together an accomplished set of authors with backgrounds in film analysis, psychology, and philosophy to examine how the knowledge of death, the fear of our mortality, and the ways people cope with mortality are represented in cinema.

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ISBN-13:
9781137276889
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date:
10/03/2013
Edition description:
2013
Pages:
263
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)

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Alisabeth Ayars, University of Arizona, USA
Peter Cowie, University of California Santa Barbara, USA
Kirby Farrell, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA
Mark Fergus, film writer and director
Daniel Fockenberg, University of Freiburg, Germany
Jamie L. Goldenberg, University of South Florida, USA
Asbjørn Grønstad, University of Bergen, Norway
Sander L. Koole, Free University, The Netherlands
Mark J. Landau, University of Kansas, USA
Joel D. Lieberman, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA
Jennifer L. McMahon, East Central University, USA
Iris K. Schneider, Free University, The Netherlands
Kirk J. Schneider, Existential-Humanistic Institute, USA
Sheldon Solomon, Skidmore College, USA
Mattie Tops, Free University, The Netherlands
Susan White, University of Arizona, USA

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