New PDF release: Existentialism and Contemporary Cinema: A Sartrean

By Jean-Pierre Boule,Jean-Pierre Boulé,Enda McCaffrey

At the center of this quantity is the statement that Sartrean existentialism, so much well-liked within the Nineteen Forties, quite in France, remains to be suitable as a fashion of analyzing the area this day. movie, by way of reflecting philosophical issues within the activities and offerings of characters, maintains and extends a practice within which paintings exemplifies the knowledge of existentialist philosophy. In a scholarly but obtainable sort, the participants take advantage of the wealthy interaction among Sartre's philosophy, performs and novels, and a couple of modern motion pictures together with No nation for outdated Men, Lost in Translation and The Truman Show, with film-makers together with the Dardenne brothers, Michael Haneke, and Mike Leigh. This quantity may be of curiosity to scholars who're coming to Sartre's paintings for the 1st time and to those that want to learn movies inside an existentialist perspective.

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