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Published: 01 October 2017

240 Pages | 18 black and white

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474424561

Bookseller Code (06)


Cinematic Nihilism

Encounters, Confrontations, Overcomings

John Marmysz

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • A clear and thorough treatment of the history, meanings and controversies involved in debates about nihilism
  • A unique and fresh perspective on the ways that nihilism can be a positive phenomenon that acts as a spur to human reflection and creativity
  • Original in-depth analyses of a variety of international films including: Breaking the Waves, NEDs, The Human Centipede, Nymphomaniac, Under the Skin, George Romero's Dead films, Romper Stomper, Avatar, Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters, among many others
  • Combines philosophical depth with readable style

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