Levinas and the Cinema of Redemption: Time, Ethics, and the Feminine / Sam B. Girgus

Columbia University Press (2010)
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Introduction : time, film, and the ethical vision of Emmanuel Levinas. American transcendence : Levinas and a short history of an American idea in film -- Frank Capra and James Stewart : time, transcendence, and the other -- The changing face of American redemption : Henry Fonda, Marilyn Monroe, Paul Newman, and Denzel Washington -- Sex, art, and Oedipus : The unbearable lightness of being -- Fellini and La dolce vita : documentary, decadence, and desire -- Antonioni and L'avventura : transcendence, the body, and the feminine.
Keywords Motion pictures Moral and ethical aspects  Motion pictures Philosophy  Redemption in motion pictures
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Call number PN1995.5.G57 2010
ISBN(s) 9780231147644
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