Levinas and the Cinema of Redemption: Time, Ethics, and the by Sam Girgus,Sam B. Girgus PDF

By Sam Girgus,Sam B. Girgus

ISBN-10: 0231147643

ISBN-13: 9780231147644

ISBN-10: 0231147651

ISBN-13: 9780231147651

In his philosophy of ethics and time, Emmanuel Levinas highlighted the strain that exists among the "ontological experience" of speedy adventure and the "ethical experience" of redemptive relationships-associations during which absolute accountability engenders a transcendence of being and self.

In an unique commingling of philosophy and cinema examine, Sam B. Girgus applies Levinas's ethics to numerous overseas movies. His efforts element to a transnational development he phrases the "cinema of redemption" that portrays the fight to connect with others in redeeming methods. Girgus not just unearths the facility of those motion pictures to articulate the obstacle among ontological id and moral subjectivity. He additionally locates time and ethics in the constitution and content material of movie itself. Drawing at the paintings of Luce Irigaray, Tina Chanter, Kelly Oliver, and Ewa Ziarek, Girgus reconsiders Levinas and his courting to movie, enticing with a feminist specialize in the sexualized girl physique. Girgus deals clean readings of movies from numerous many years and cultures, together with Frank Capra's Mr. Smith is going to Washington (1939), Federico Fellini's La dolce vita (1959), Michelangelo Antonioni's L'avventura (1960), John Huston's The Misfits (1961), and Philip Kaufman's The insufferable Lightness of Being (1988).

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