Religious Film: Christianity and the Hagiopic  -     By: Pamela Grace
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Religious Film: Christianity and the Hagiopic

John Wiley & Sons / 2009 / Other

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Format: Other
Number of Pages: 200
Vendor: John Wiley & Sons
Publication Date: 2009
Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 (inches)
ISBN: 1405160268
ISBN-13: 9781405160261
Availability: Available to ship on or about 05/14/14.

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From The Gospel According to Matthew to Jesus Christ Superstar, from The Passion of Joan of Arc to The Last Temptation of Christ and Jesus of Montreal, The Religious Film captures the glory, gore, and centrality of this important genre.
  • A short, accessible introduction to religious film, exploring the genre as spectacle, as musical, and as controversy
  • Examines the historical, cultural and critical background for religious films from the silent era through to the present day
  • Introduces the complexities and characteristics of this iconic genre of film, including common sounds and images, and the values that most traditional films of this kind uphold

Author Bio

Pamela Grace teaches at Brooklyn College, CUNY.

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"The book is well referenced and illustrated...the bibliography and overviews would be useful to anyone interested in this field of study. Pamela Grace is to be congratulated on this useful addition." (Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, June 2010)

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