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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 will be unified merely problematically. whereas examining the various well-established topics and topoi of writing on faith and picture (such as motion pictures approximately monks and 'Christ-figures') it additionally seeks to problematize them, focusing essentially upon the problems of non secular illustration foregrounded by way of such ecu 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 booklet bargains all these serious 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 experiences on the college 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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