Meta-Narrative in the Movies: Tell Me a Story

Meta-Narrative in the Movies: Tell Me a Story

By: Joseph H. Kupfer (author)Hardback

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Meta-Narrative in the Movies investigates narrative theory through close analysis of films featuring stories and storytelling. The cinematic interpretations investigate the role of story creation in knowing ourselves and planning our future, in structuring social relationships, and in sharpening our experience of popular culture.

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Joseph Kupfer is Professor of Philosophy at Iowa State University, USA, where he teaches aesthetics, medical ethics and philosophy of law. He has published on topics such as autonomy, lying, parenthood and the virtues. Recent work includes Prostitutes, Musicians and Self-Respect and Feminist Ethics in Film: Reconfiguring Care Through Cinema.

Contents

List of Figures Acknowledgements Introduction 1. Narrative Theory, Intelligibility and the Good Life 2. A River Runs Through It: Understanding Our Past through the Edifying Story 3. Wonder Boys: Righting Our Lives by Writing the Story 4. Narrative Conflict and Relationship in Ordinary People 5. Art and Manipulative Narrative in The Shape of Things 6. Unforgiven Shoots Holes in the Western Mystique Conclusion Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 25/07/2014
  • ISBN13: 9781137410870
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 141
  • ID: 9781137410870
  • weight: 332
  • ISBN10: 1137410876

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