The Bible in Motion: A Handbook of the Bible and Its Reception in Film - Handbooks of the Bible and Its Reception (HBR) 2 (Hardback)Rhonda Burnette-Bletsch (editor)
Hardback 956 Pages / Published: 12/09/2016
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This two-part volume contains a comprehensive collection of original studies by well-known scholars focusing on the Bible's wide-ranging reception in world cinema. It is organized into sections examining the rich cinematic afterlives of selected characters from the Hebrew Bible and New Testament; considering issues of biblical reception across a wide array of film genres, ranging from noir to anime; featuring directors, from Lee Chang-dong to the Coen brothers, whose body of work reveals an enduring fascination with biblical texts and motifs; and offering topical essays on cinema's treatment of selected biblical themes (e.g., lament, apocalyptic), particular interpretive lenses (e.g., feminist interpretation, queer theory), and windows into biblical reception in a variety of world cinemas (e.g., Indian, Israeli, and Third Cinema). This handbook is intended for scholars of the Bible, religion, and film as well as for a wider general audience.
Publisher: De Gruyter
Number of pages: 956
Weight: 1882 g
Dimensions: 240 x 170 x 58 mm
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