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Why the Boxing Film?: The Meaningful Structure of the Boxing Film Genre

Leger Grindon

in Knockout: The Boxer and Boxing in American Cinema

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604739886
eISBN:
9781604739893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604739886.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter defines the boxing film genre and describes its conventions, including animating conflicts, model plot, major characters and settings, boxing’s mise-en-scène, and the viewer’s typical ... More


Justice and the Virtues

Joel J. Kupperman

in Character

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195096545
eISBN:
9780199852918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195096545.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter investigates the idea of unity of virtues by analyzing justice. The nature of justice cannot be appreciated without a prior understanding of the limited scope of the word and of the ... More


Fürstenspiegel, Political Economy, Critique

Andrew Cole

in The Birth of Theory

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226135397
eISBN:
9780226135564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226135564.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Theorists have long used the genres of tragedy and comedy to explain--or critique--history. But there is also the genre of Fürstenspiegel, which Hegel uses to examine the historical character of the ... More


The Ultimate Stallone Reader: Sylvester Stallone as Star, Icon, Auteur

Chris Holmlund (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169813
eISBN:
9780231850643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169813.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Sylvester Stallone has been a defining part of American film for nearly four decades. He has made an impact on world entertainment in a surprisingly diverse range of capacities — as actor, writer, ... More


The Future of Epic in Cinema: Tropes of Reproduction in Ridley Scott’s Prometheus

Pantelis Michelakis

in Epic Performances from the Middle Ages into the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198804215
eISBN:
9780191842412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804215.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter explores the ways in which the generic label of ‘epic’ might be deemed relevant for Ridley Scott’s film Prometheus (2012), and more broadly for the ways in which a discussion about the ... More


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