The Resource Cinema and Evil : Moral Complexities and the "Dangerous" Film

Cinema and Evil : Moral Complexities and the "Dangerous" Film

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Cinema and Evil : Moral Complexities and the "Dangerous" Film
Title
Cinema and Evil
Title remainder
Moral Complexities and the "Dangerous" Film
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Malevolence (and its causes) has been central to film since its inception; the birth of film coinciding with a fascination with crime, death, murder, horror, etc. Films which address the problem of evil, however, are less frequent and fewer in quantity; especially films which respond to a body of thought - philosophical or theological - which has deliberated on the topic of evil over the centuries. Cinema and Evil: Moral Responsibility and the "Dangerous" Film addresses these films. It explor..
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MiAaPQ
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Waldron, Dara
LC call number
PN1995.9.E93 -- .W353 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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ProQuest (Firm)
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Evil in motion pictures
Label
Cinema and Evil : Moral Complexities and the "Dangerous" Film
Link
http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/multco/detail.action?docID=1765210
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Publication
Copyright
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
TABLE OF CONTENTS -- ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS -- INTRODUCTION -- CHAPTER ONE - 'TRYING TO SEE DARKNESS' -- Augustine and Theology -- Responsibility -- The Cathars -- Paradise Lost -- The Language of 'Sin' -- Milton and Augustine -- Kant and the Moral Law -- Immoral Action -- The Act of Evil -- Interlude on Good and Evil -- Lacan and Evil -- In Finale: Kant avec Bataille -- CHAPTER TWO - THE 'DISCOURSE ON EVIL' IN FRITZ LANG'S M (1931) AND ORSON WELLES'S TOUCH OF EVIL (1958) -- Introduction -- M and Evil -- Confessions -- Welles and the Law -- Welles and the Noir Landscape -- Nothing but Desire -- Conclusion: Desire and Evil -- CHAPTER THREE - PASOLINI AND THE REMNANTS OF NEOREALISM -- The Remnants of Neo-Realism -- The Beatific Vision and Pasolini's 'Nightmare' -- The Messianic Intruder -- Saló and the Ethical Test -- Conclusion: 'Til Death Do Us Part -- CHAPTER FOUR - 'STRIKE DEAR MISTRESS AND CURE HIS HEART' -- Introduction -- Masochism and the Law -- Christology and Moral Crisis -- Conclusion: The Fascist Within -- Epilogue: Cavani and Evil -- CHAPTER FIVE - 'BARBARISM BEGINS AT HOME' -- The Evil That Young Men Do -- Mea Culpa (and I Don't Care)/ or: Haneke's Cosmology -- Haneke the Augustinian -- CHAPTER SIX - DOLI INCAPAX? -- Friends and Enemies -- Eyes Wide Shut? -- CHAPTER SEVEN - SEEING AND FAILING TO SEE AGAIN -- After Saló -- Banal or Radical Evil? -- CONCLUSION -- POSTSCRIPT -- BIBLIOGRAPHY -- FILMOGRAPHY
Control code
EBC1765210
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (229 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781443865586
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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unknown sound
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remote
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  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1765210
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL1765210
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10909477
  • (CaONFJC)MIL636940
  • (OCoLC)887507728
Label
Cinema and Evil : Moral Complexities and the "Dangerous" Film
Link
http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/multco/detail.action?docID=1765210
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
TABLE OF CONTENTS -- ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS -- INTRODUCTION -- CHAPTER ONE - 'TRYING TO SEE DARKNESS' -- Augustine and Theology -- Responsibility -- The Cathars -- Paradise Lost -- The Language of 'Sin' -- Milton and Augustine -- Kant and the Moral Law -- Immoral Action -- The Act of Evil -- Interlude on Good and Evil -- Lacan and Evil -- In Finale: Kant avec Bataille -- CHAPTER TWO - THE 'DISCOURSE ON EVIL' IN FRITZ LANG'S M (1931) AND ORSON WELLES'S TOUCH OF EVIL (1958) -- Introduction -- M and Evil -- Confessions -- Welles and the Law -- Welles and the Noir Landscape -- Nothing but Desire -- Conclusion: Desire and Evil -- CHAPTER THREE - PASOLINI AND THE REMNANTS OF NEOREALISM -- The Remnants of Neo-Realism -- The Beatific Vision and Pasolini's 'Nightmare' -- The Messianic Intruder -- Saló and the Ethical Test -- Conclusion: 'Til Death Do Us Part -- CHAPTER FOUR - 'STRIKE DEAR MISTRESS AND CURE HIS HEART' -- Introduction -- Masochism and the Law -- Christology and Moral Crisis -- Conclusion: The Fascist Within -- Epilogue: Cavani and Evil -- CHAPTER FIVE - 'BARBARISM BEGINS AT HOME' -- The Evil That Young Men Do -- Mea Culpa (and I Don't Care)/ or: Haneke's Cosmology -- Haneke the Augustinian -- CHAPTER SIX - DOLI INCAPAX? -- Friends and Enemies -- Eyes Wide Shut? -- CHAPTER SEVEN - SEEING AND FAILING TO SEE AGAIN -- After Saló -- Banal or Radical Evil? -- CONCLUSION -- POSTSCRIPT -- BIBLIOGRAPHY -- FILMOGRAPHY
Control code
EBC1765210
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (229 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781443865586
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1765210
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL1765210
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10909477
  • (CaONFJC)MIL636940
  • (OCoLC)887507728

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