Screening the Sacred: Religion, Myth, and Ideology in Popular American Film.

By: Martin, Joel W. and Conrad E. Ostwalt, Jr. (editors)

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8vo - 23.5 x 15.5 cm.; x - 193 pp. Contents: 1 - "Introduction: Seeing the Sacred on the Screen" by Joel W, Martin, 2 - "Shall These Bones Live? The Problem of Bodies in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho and Joel Coen's Blood Simple" by Larry E. Grimes, 3 - "Angels in the Primum Mobile: Dimensions of the Sacred in William Kennedy's Ironweed, Novel and Film" by Ted L. Estess, 4 - "The Christian Allegorical Structure of Platoon" by Avent Childress Beck, 5 - "Hollywood and Armageddon: Apocalyptic Themes in Recent Cinematic Presentations" by Conrad E. Ostwalt Jr., 6 - "Star Wars: A Myth for Our Time" by Andrew Gordon, 7 - "With Eyes Uplifted: Aliens as Sky Gods" by Caron Schwartz Ellis, 8 - "Evolution the New Frontier in Alien and Aliens: Patriarchal Co-optation of the Feminine Archetype" by Janice Hocker Rushing, 9 - "Redeeming America: Rocky as Ritual Racial Drama" by Joel W. Martin, 10 - 'From revelation to Dream: Allegory in David Lynch's Blue Velvet" by Elizabeth McLemore, 11 - "Women Spoken For: Images of Displaced Desire" by Irena Makarushka, 12 - "Conclusion: Religion, Film and Cultural Analysis" by Conrad E. Ostwalt Jr., Twenty-two pages of notes and references and a 9 page index. Very minor wear to the covers, else the book appears to have been used very little if at all.

Title: Screening the Sacred: Religion, Myth, and Ideology in Popular American Film.

Author Name: Martin, Joel W. and Conrad E. Ostwalt, Jr. (editors)

Categories: Religion / Inspiration,

Publisher: Boulder, Colorado., Westview Press.: 1995

ISBN Number: 0813388309

ISBN Number 13: 9780813388304

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Seller ID: 28855

Keywords: Motion Pictures; Religion; Culture; Films Movies Star Wars Culture Cinema Media