Seeing Like the Buddha: Enlightenment through Film

Seeing Like the Buddha: Enlightenment through Film

by Francisca Cho


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781438464381
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 07/02/2017
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 190
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Francisca Cho is Associate Professor of Buddhist Studies at Georgetown University. Her books include Religion and Science in the Mirror of Buddhism (written with Richard K. Squier) and Embracing Illusion: Truth and Fiction in The Dream of the Nine Clouds, also published by SUNY Press.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations

1. Seeing Like the Buddha

2. The Karmic Narrative of Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter . . .and Spring

3. The Meditative Discernment of Nang Nak

4. Rashomon and the Indiscernible Emptiness of Being

5. The Depth of Shadows in Maborosi

6. The Visual Cinema of Terrence Malick

7. Descent into the World


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