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Film As Religion

Myths, Morals, and Rituals

Film As Religion( )
Author: Lyden, John C.
ISBN:978-0-8147-5180-0
Publication Date:Jun 2003
Publisher:New York University Press
Imprint:NYU Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $70.00
Book Description:

Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2003

Film as Religion argues that popular films perform a religious function in our culture. Like more formal religious institutions, films can provide us with ways to view the world and values to confront it. Lyden contends that approaches which interpret films only ideologically or theologically miss the mark in understanding their appeal to viewers. He develops an alternative method which shows how films can be understood as representing a...
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Book Details
Pages:289
Detailed Subjects: Performing Arts / Film / History & Criticism
Performing Arts / Film / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 9 Inches
Book Weight:1.19 Pounds



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