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A History of Evil in Popular Culture: What Hannibal Lecter, Stephen King, and Vampires Reveal About America

A History of Evil in Popular Culture: What Hannibal Lecter, Stephen King, and Vampires Reveal About America (Hardback)

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Evil isn't simply an abstract theological or philosophical talking point. In our society, the idea of evil feeds entertainment, manifests in all sorts of media, and is a root concept in our collective psyche. This accessible and appealing book examines what evil means to us. * Includes the insights of scholars from widely different academic fields to inspect evil from various points of view, giving readers a broader perspective on the topic * Compiles expert opinions from American, American expatriate, European, Asian, and Middle Eastern contributors * Covers the portrayal of evil in many different forms of media-film, television, music, art, video games, literature, poetry-as well as in politics, current events, and the legal arena

Art, Fashion & PhotographyArt monographs, history & theoryArts: general issues & referenceArt, Fashion & PhotographyArt monographs, history & theoryTheory of artEssays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalFilm, TV & Drama Publisher: ABC-CLIO Publication Date: 15/07/2014 ISBN-13: 9780313397707  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Sharon Packer, MD, is assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral science at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, NY. Jody Pennington, PhD, is associate professor in media and culture studies at University of Aarhus, Denmark.

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