Paul Coates's Cinema, Religion and the Romantic Legacy (Ashgate Religion, PDF

By Paul Coates

ISBN-10: 0754615855

ISBN-13: 9780754615859

Cinema, faith and the Romantic Legacy surveys the ways that notions of faith and spirituality have impinged upon the cinema. Cinema is conceived as a post-Romantic shape for which faith and spirituality may be unified in simple terms problematically. whereas examining a few of the well-established issues and topoi of writing on faith and movie (such as movies approximately clergymen and 'Christ-figures') it additionally seeks to problematize them, focusing basically upon the problems of spiritual illustration foregrounded through such eu administrators as Kieslowski and Godard. Coates attracts on theories of theologians, philosophers and cultural and literary critics together with: Otto, Kant, Schiller and Girard. Addressing the connection among faith and spirituality from a movie stories specialist's point of view, this ebook deals all these desirous about movie, media or non secular reports a useful exam of inventive interplay with the theological and aesthetic problems with illustration and representability. Paul Coates is Reader in movie reviews on the collage of Aberdeen, Scotland, and writer of many books together with: The Gorgon's Gaze (CUP), movie on the Intersection of excessive and Mass tradition (CUP), the tale of the misplaced mirrored image (Verso).

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