Screening Scripture / Edition 1

Screening Scripture / Edition 1

by George Aichele
     
 

An intertextual examination of popular films and scripture.See more details below

Overview

An intertextual examination of popular films and scripture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781563383540
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
05/01/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.73(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Scripture as Precursor
1On Finding a Non-American Revelation: End of Days and the Book of Revelation1
2Of Gods and Demons: Blood Sacrifice and Eternal Life in Dracula and the Apocalypse of John24
3Atomic Anxiety in Cold War Britain: Science, Sin, and Uncertainty in Nuclear Monster Films42
4Alienation, Sex, and an Unsatisfactory Ending: Themes and Features of Stories Old and New58
5Coming-of-Age in The Prince of Egypt77
6Sitcom Mythology100
7Non-Sense: Total Recall, Paul, and the Possibility of Psychosis120
8Gazing at Impotence in Henry King's David and Bathsheba155
9Why Girls Cry: Gender Melancholia and Sexual Violence in Ezekiel 16 and Boys Don't Cry188
10Meeting Patch Again for the First Time: Purity and Compassion in Marcus Borg, the Gospel of Mark, and Patch Adams213
11Learning from The Life of Brian: Saviors for Seminars229
12The Characterization of Martin Riggs in Lethal Weapon 1: An Archetypal Hero251
13Paradoxical Protagonists: Sling Blade's Karl and Jesus Christ279
Movies Cited301
Bibliography305
Contributors323
Index of Names327
Index of Texts331

Read More

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >