The Films of Steven Spielberg

The Films of Steven Spielberg

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

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ISBN-10: 0810841827

ISBN-13: 9780810841826

Pub. Date: 10/16/2002

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

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

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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:
10/16/2002
Series:
Scarecrow Filmmakers Series, #94
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.82(w) x 8.72(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

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

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