Criar um Site Grátis Fantástico
Read online ebook Cinematic Quests for Identity : The Hero's Encounter with the Beast in MOBI, TXT, PDF

9781442246973
English

1442246979
Whether embodied in literature, theater, or film, an enduring theme of many artistic works has been the protagonist s search for identity. Such quests are typically psychological or spiritual journeys and depicted on the screen in a variety of manifestations endeavors embarked upon to address a psychological trauma or to overcome an obstacle in the hero s life. Using Jean Cocteau s La Belle et La Bete as a leitmotif, these pursuits are discussed by author Maria Garcia as encounters with the Beast. At the end of their quests, heroes are reborn into their new identities, while the Beast disappears, transforms, or dies. In Cinematic Quests for Identity: The Hero s Encounter with the Beast, Garcia examines the cinematic conventions of the male and female search for individuation across several genres. After discussing La Belle et La Bete, the author looks at a number of films including three iconic male journeys The Picture of Dorian Gray, The Searchers, and The Deer Hunter. Additional chapters focus on The Silence of the Lambs, Bringing Up Baby, The Lady Eve, The Secret of Roan Inish, The Natural, and Moneyball. The book concludes with a consideration of the three fairy tale films by Catherine Breillat Fat Girl, Bluebeard, and The Sleeping Beauty and the female characters in several Robert Bresson films, including The Trial of Joan of Arc. Providing a unique and original perspective on films throughout the world, this provocative book draws upon Jungian thought, as well as several literary traditions including fairy tales, epic poetry, and Greek and Celtic mythology. Aimed at scholars of film and film theory, Cinematic Quests for Identity will also appeal to movie fans interested in a deeper understanding of films that explore a character s struggle to live a conscious life.", Whether embodied in literature, theatre, or film, an enduring theme of many artistic works has been the protagonist s search for identity. Such quests are typically psychological or spiritual journeys and depicted on the screen in a variety of manifestations endeavors embarked upon to address a psychological trauma or to overcome an obstacle in the hero's life. Using Jean Cocteau's La Belle et La Bete as a leitmotiv, these pursuits are discussed by author Maria Garcia as encounters with the Beast. At the end of their quests, heroes are reborn into their new identities, while the Beast disappears, transforms, or dies. In Cinematic Quests for Identity: The Hero s Encounter with the Beast, Garcia examines the cinematic conventions of the male and female search for individuation across several genres. After discussing La Belle et La Bete, the author looks at a number of films including three iconic male journeys The Picture of Dorian Gray, The Searchers, and The Deer Hunter. Additional chapters focus on The Silence of the Lambs, Bringing up Baby, The Lady Eve, The Secret of Roan Inish, The Natural, and Moneyball. The book concludes with a consideration of the three fairy tale films by Catherine Breillat Fat Girl, Bluebeard, and The Sleeping Beauty and the female characters in several Robert Bresson films, including The Trial of Joan of Arc. Providing a unique and original perspective on films throughout the world, this provocative book draws upon Jungian thought, as well as several literary traditions including fairy tales, epic poetry, and Greek and Celtic mythology. Aimed at scholars of film and film theory, Cinematic Quests for Identity will also appeal to movie fans interested in a deeper understanding of films that explore a character s struggle to live a conscious life."

Cinematic Quests for Identity : The Hero's Encounter with the Beast by Maria Garcia download PDF, TXT, EPUB

The person who controls the means to turn night into day will make history--and a vast fortune.YOUR CHOICES. YOUR PLAYGROUND.Readers will love this step-by-step guide to drawing characters that resemble the Japanese comics and anime they love.Everything is marked out for quick and easy reference.And the last guy invented Ultron and joined the Masters of Evil, so that's saying something.As the mysterious Lash takes an unwanted interest in the new Inhumans, Queen Medusa finds herself face to face with Captain America...and it doesn't go well.Absolutely everyone wants to be one, but it's tres difficult.Part contemporary drama, part homage to Euripides¿ Trojan Women, Trojan Barbie recasts the legendary fall of the city of Troy against the vivid reality of modern warfare.This incredible one-off event brings multiple Doctors battling through time to fight the unstoppable Cybermen!If the answer is yes (or no), this hilarious and horrifying guide to epic eating is perfect for you.These staggering events unfold through the eyes of a sprawling cast of characters: a Holocaust survivor in a displaced persons camp in Washington; the wife of a bomber pilot and her five-year-old daughter starting a new existence; a savage Soviet fighter waging war by his own rules; a British pub owner falling in love with an American pilot.Charm may be helpful, too." Hitchens-who staunchly declines all offers of knighthood-hereby invites you to take a seat at a democratic conversation, to be engaged, and to be reasoned with.