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Film As Religion, 2nd Edition

Myths, Morals, and Rituals

Film As Religion, 2nd Edition( )
Author: Lyden, John C.
ISBN:978-1-4798-1199-1
Publication Date:Nov 2019
Publisher:New York University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $28.00
Book Description:

Argues that popular films perform a religious function in our culture

The first edition of Film as Religion was one of the first texts to develop a framework for the analysis of the religious function of films for audiences. Like more formal religious institutions, films can provide us with ways to view the world and the values to confront it. Lyden argues that the cultural influence of films is analogous to that of religions, so that films can be understood as...
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Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Performing Arts / Film / History & Criticism
Performing Arts / Film / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches
Book Weight:1 Pounds



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