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The Resource The philosophy of the Coen brothers, edited by Mark T. Conard

The philosophy of the Coen brothers, edited by Mark T. Conard

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The philosophy of the Coen brothers
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The philosophy of the Coen brothers
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edited by Mark T. Conard
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Coen brothers
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eng
Summary
Many critics agree that Joel and Ethan Coen are one of the most visionary and idiosyncratic filmmaking teams of the last three decades. Combining thoughtful eccentricity, wry humor, irony, and often brutal violence, the Coen brothers have crafted a style of filmmaking that pays tribute to classic American movie genres yet maintains a distinctly postmodern feel. Since arriving on the film scene, the Coens have amassed an impressive body of work that has garnered them critical acclaim and a devoted cult following. From Raising Arizona and Fargo to O Brother, Where Art Thou? and No Country for Ol
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  • bibliography
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The philosophy of popular culture
The philosophy of the Coen brothers, edited by Mark T. Conard
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The philosophy of the Coen brothers, edited by Mark T. Conard
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt2jcmzt
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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Content type MARC source
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Contents
  • Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part -- 1: The Coen Brand of Comedy and Tragedy; Part -- 2: Ethics: Shame, Justice, and Virtue; Part -- 3: Postmodernity, Interpretation, and the Construction of History; Part -- 4: Existentialism, Alienation, and Despair; List of Contributors; Index
  • Deceit, desire, and dark comedy : postmodern dead ends in Blood simple
  • Alan Woolfolk
  • "And it's such a beautiful day!" : shame and Fargo
  • Rebecca Hanrahan and David Stearns
  • Justice, power, and love : the political philosophy of Intolerable cruelty
  • Shai Biderman and William J. Devlin
  • Ethics, heart, and violence in Miller's Crossing
  • Bradley L. Herling
  • "Takin' 'er easy for all us sinners" : laziness as a virtue in The big Lebowski
  • Matthew K. Douglass and Jerry L. Walls
  • Raising Arizona as an American comedy
  • No country for old men as moral philosophy
  • Douglas McFarland
  • Heidegger and the problem of interpretation in Barton Fink
  • Mark T. Conard
  • The past is now : history and The Hudsucker proxy
  • Paul Coughlin
  • "A homespun murder story" : film noir and the problem of modernity in Fargo
  • Jerold J. Abrams
  • "What kind of man are you?" : the Coen brothers and existentialist role playing
  • Richard Gaughran
  • Richard Gilmore
  • Being the barber : Kierkegaardian despair in The man who wasn't there
  • Karen D. Hoffman
  • Thinking beyond the failed community : Blood simple and The man who wasn't there
  • R. Barton Palmer
  • The human comedy perpetuates itself : nihilism and comedy in Coen neo-noir
  • Thomas S. Hibbs
  • Philosophies of comedy in O brother, where art thou?
  • Douglas McFarland
  • No country for old men : the Coens' tragic western
  • Richard Gilmore
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