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Author Ferrell, William K
Title Literature and Film As Modern Mythology
Imprint Westport : Greenwood Publishing Group, 2000
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Note Intro -- Contents -- PART I THE JOURNEY BEGINS -- Chapter 1 In the Beginning -- Chapter 2 Reading the Novel and the Film -- PART II KNIGHTS AND HEROES -- Chapter 3 Hope Springs Eternal "Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption" by Stephen King -- Chapter 4 A Search for Laughter One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey -- Chapter 5 Romantic Heroes Never Die Shane by Jack Schaefer -- PART III RITES OF PASSAGE -- Chapter 6 A Return to Matriarchy The Color Purple by Alice Walker -- Chapter 7 Finding Yourself in a Lost World The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje -- Chapter 8 The Steep Hills of Thalia, Texas The Last Picture Show by Larry McMurtry -- PART IV MORALITY AND MAGIC -- Chapter 9 A "Good" Politician Is Hard to Find All the King's Men by Robert Penn Warren -- Chapter 10 Heaven Comes to Iowa Shoeless Joe/ Field of Dreams by W. P. Kinsella -- Chapter 11 Finding Morality in a Bullring The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway -- Chapter 12 Politics and the Public Being There by Jerzy Kosinski -- PART V CLOSURE -- Appendix A Midterm Perspective -- Appendix B Research Project -- Appendix C Reading and Film List -- Works Cited -- Index
Novels and films record and codify the cultural experiences of people. This book explores the relationship between contemporary literature and film over the past 50 years and the ancient myths of Judeo-Christian, Greek, Celtic, and Eastern origin
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Ferrell, William K. Literature and Film As Modern Mythology Westport : Greenwood Publishing Group,c2000 9780275967574
Subject Myth in motion pictures.;Mythology in motion pictures.;Myth in literature.;Mythology in literature
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