Meta-Narrative in the Movies: Tell Me a Story

Meta-Narrative in the Movies: Tell Me a Story

by J. Kupfer


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137410870
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 07/25/2014
Edition description: 2014
Pages: 133
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Joseph Kupfer is Professor of Philosophy at Iowa State University, USA, where he teaches aesthetics, medical ethics and philosophy of law. He has published on topics such as autonomy, lying, parenthood and the virtues. Recent work includes Prostitutes, Musicians and Self-Respect and Feminist Ethics in Film: Reconfiguring Care Through Cinema.

Table of Contents

List of Figures Acknowledgements Introduction 1. Narrative Theory, Intelligibility and the Good Life 2. A River Runs Through It: Understanding Our Past through the Edifying Story 3. Wonder Boys: Righting Our Lives by Writing the Story 4. Narrative Conflict and Relationship in Ordinary People 5. Art and Manipulative Narrative in The Shape of Things 6. Unforgiven Shoots Holes in the Western Mystique Conclusion Index

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