Item description for The changing Face of Evil in Film and Television (At the Interface Probing the Boundaries) by Martin F. Norden...
The popular media of film and television surround us daily with images of evil - images that have often gone critically unexamined. In the belief that people in ever-increasing numbers are turning to the media for their understanding of evil, this lively and provocative collection of essays addresses the changing representation of evil in a broad spectrum of films and television programmes. Written in refreshingly accessible and de-jargonised prose, the essays bring to bear a variety of philosophical and critical perspectives on works ranging from the cinema of famed director Alfred Hitchcock and the preternatural horror films Halloween and Friday the 13th to the understated documentary Human Remains and the television coverage of the immediate post-9/11 period. The Changing Face of Evil in Film and Television is for anyone interested in the moving-image representation of that pervasive yet highly misunderstood thing we call evil.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 6" Height: 8.75" Weight: 0.9 lbs.
Release Date Oct 30, 2007
ISBN 9042023244 ISBN13 9789042023246
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More About Martin F. Norden
MARTIN F. NORDEN is Professor of Communication at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.