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Screen Stories: Emotion and the Ethics of Engagement

ISBN : 9780190867140

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¥6,149
Author: 
Carl Plantinga
Pages
312 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
156 x 235 mm
Pub date
Jun 2018
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As stories on screens claim a more pervasive and influential presence in contemporary culture, Screen Stories argues for a restructuring of film and media studies' approach to ethics.

Index: 

Introduction
The Evolution of a Perspective
Structure of the Book
Part One: The Power of Screen Stories
1. The Power of Screen Stories
2. The Rhetoric of Screen Stories
3. Transfer and Cultivation
4. Caveats and Complications
Part Two: Ethics and Engagement
5. Engagement and Estrangement
6. Immersion and Emotion
7. Moralities and Characgers as Moral Agents
8. The Personal and the Political
9. Mood and Ethics
10. Ethics and Character Engagement
11. Narrative Structure: Closure and Frame Shifters
12. Narrative Paradigm Scenarios: Revenge and the Other
13. Conclusion
Bibliography

About the author: 

Carl Plantinga is Professor of Film and Media at Calvin College. He is author or co-editor of five books on topics ranging from the documentary to the philosophy of film to the place of emotion in film viewing.

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