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The Resource The hero and the grave : the theme of death in the films of John Ford, Akira Kurosawa and Sergio Leone, Alireza Vahdani

The hero and the grave : the theme of death in the films of John Ford, Akira Kurosawa and Sergio Leone, Alireza Vahdani

Label
The hero and the grave : the theme of death in the films of John Ford, Akira Kurosawa and Sergio Leone
Title
The hero and the grave
Title remainder
the theme of death in the films of John Ford, Akira Kurosawa and Sergio Leone
Statement of responsibility
Alireza Vahdani
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The theme of death is an essential component of film narrative, particularly in how it affects the hero. Filmmakers from different cultures and backgrounds have developed distinct yet archetypical perspectives on death and the protagonist's response. Focusing on Western and Japanese period genre films"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
LBSOR/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Vahdani, Alireza
Dewey number
791.43/6548
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1995.9.D37
LC item number
V34 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ford, John
  • Kurosawa, Akira
  • Leone, Sergio
  • Death in motion pictures
  • Heroes in motion pictures
  • Western films
  • Motion pictures
  • Ford, John
  • Kurosawa, Akira
  • Leone, Sergio
  • Death in motion pictures
  • Heroes in motion pictures
  • Motion pictures
  • Themes, motives
  • Western films
  • Japan
Label
The hero and the grave : the theme of death in the films of John Ford, Akira Kurosawa and Sergio Leone, Alireza Vahdani
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Romantic involvement and redemption -- The cycle of life -- The cult of death -- Death, personal conflict and battle -- Death, group conflict and battle -- Death, external conflict and battle -- Suicide and redemption -- Suicide and despair -- Natural death in Ford's narrative -- Natural death in Kurosawa's narrative -- Natural death in Leone's narrative
Control code
1027189739
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 167 pages
Isbn
9781476664101
Lccn
2018033332
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1027189739
Label
The hero and the grave : the theme of death in the films of John Ford, Akira Kurosawa and Sergio Leone, Alireza Vahdani
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Romantic involvement and redemption -- The cycle of life -- The cult of death -- Death, personal conflict and battle -- Death, group conflict and battle -- Death, external conflict and battle -- Suicide and redemption -- Suicide and despair -- Natural death in Ford's narrative -- Natural death in Kurosawa's narrative -- Natural death in Leone's narrative
Control code
1027189739
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 167 pages
Isbn
9781476664101
Lccn
2018033332
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1027189739

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