Films Of Steven Spielberg

Films Of Steven Spielberg

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by Charles L. P. Silet, Charles L. Silet
     
 

Silet (English, Iowa State U.) collects critical and scholarly explorations of the works of Steven Spielberg that have previously appeared in journals and books. The majority of the contributions are roughly contemporaneous with the film discussed and they are arranged in chronological order. The papers consider ten of Spielberg's films, from Jaws to SavingSee more details below

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Silet (English, Iowa State U.) collects critical and scholarly explorations of the works of Steven Spielberg that have previously appeared in journals and books. The majority of the contributions are roughly contemporaneous with the film discussed and they are arranged in chronological order. The papers consider ten of Spielberg's films, from Jaws to Saving Private Ryan. Annotation c. Book News, Inc.,Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810841826
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
10/28/2002
Series:
The Scarecrow Filmmakers Series, #94
Pages:
314
Product dimensions:
0.88(w) x 9.00(h) x 6.00(d)

Meet the Author

Charles L. P. Silet is Professor of English at Iowa State University. In 1998 he received the Excellence in Honors Teaching Award from the University Honors Program. He has published fourteen books including Oliver Stone: Interviews [2001, University Press of Mississippi].

Table of Contents

Introduction
Acknowledgments
Chronology
Ch. 1Jaws1
Archetypal Landscapes and Jaws3
Integrating Ideology and Archetype in Rhetorical Criticism, Part II: A Case Study of Jaws15
Ch. 2Close Encounters of the Third Kind45
Language and the Music of the Spheres: Steven Spielberg's Close Encounters of the Third Kind47
Ch. 3Raiders of the Lost Ark57
Raiders of the Lost Archetype: The Quest and the Shadow59
Ch. 4E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial69
The Look Back in E.T.71
Ch. 5The Color Purple91
The Color Purple as Everybody's Protest Art93
Ch. 6Empire of the Sun107
Steven Spielberg's Empire of the Sun: A Boy's Dream of War109
Ballard's Nightmares/Spielberg's Dreams: Empire of the Sun127
Ch. 7Always139
Raiders of the Lost Text141
Ch. 8Hook157
Robert Bly Does Peter Pan: The Inner Child as Father to the Man in Steven Spielberg's Hook159
Ch. 9Jurassic Park169
Dinomania171
Ch. 10Schindler's List189
The Economies of Schindler's List191
Narration and the Embodiment of Power in Schindler's List215
Ch. 11Amistad237
"Amistad" and the Abuse of History239
Ch. 12Saving Private Ryan249
Jerry Don't Surf251
The Director's Filmography257
Index269
About the Editor281
About the Contributors283

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