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Meta-Narrative in the Movies: Tell Me a Story Joseph H. Kupfer

Meta-Narrative in the Movies: Tell Me a Story

Joseph H. Kupfer

Published July 28th 2014
ISBN : 9781137410870
Hardcover
144 pages
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An interdisciplinary work in philosophy and film studies, Joseph Kupfer investigates narrative theory through the analysis of five films that have narrative as their subject matter and where stories and storytelling are central: A River Runs ThroughMoreAn interdisciplinary work in philosophy and film studies, Joseph Kupfer investigates narrative theory through the analysis of five films that have narrative as their subject matter and where stories and storytelling are central: A River Runs Through It, Wonder Boys, Ordinary People, The Shape of Things and Unforgiven. Kupfers readings of the films explore the role of story creation in knowing ourselves and planning our future, in structuring social relationships, and in sharpening our experience of popular culture - including mass-marketed films.