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Seeing Fictions in Film: The Epistemology of Movies

George M. Wilson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199594894
eISBN:
9780191731440
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594894.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

In works of literary fiction, it is fictional in the work that the words of the text are being recounted by some work‐internal ‘voice’—the literary narrator. One can ask similarly whether in movies ... More


The Coy Cult Text: The Man Who Wasn’t There as Noir SF

Mark Bould

in Science Fiction Double Feature: The Science Fiction Film as Cult Text

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381830
eISBN:
9781781382363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381830.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter first discusses the genre proficiency and playfulness of the Coen brothers. It then considers the ways in which the Coens situate specific objects in their mise-en-scéne so as to imbue ... More


Love and Bullshit in Santa Rosa: Pastiche in The Man Who Wasn’t There

George M. Wilson

in Seeing Fictions in Film: The Epistemology of Movies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199594894
eISBN:
9780191731440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594894.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Among contemporary American directors, the Coen brothers are particularly reputed to favor pastiche as a narrative strategy. Pastiche is the mixing of incongruous genres, normally joined with the aim ... More


Love and Bullshit in Santa Rosa: Pastiche in The Man Who Wasn’t There

George M. Wilson

in Understanding Love: Philosophy, Film, and Fiction

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195384512
eISBN:
9780199350452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384512.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Among contemporary American directors, the Coen brothers recurrently favor pastiche as a narrative strategy. Pastiche is the mixing of incongruous genres, normally joined with the aim of subverting ... More


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