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Author Grodal, Torben Kragh.
Title Embodied visions [electronic resource] : evolution, emotion, culture, and film / Torben Grodal.
Publication Info Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.



Descript viii, 324 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents Introduction: evolution, biology, culture, and film -- Universalism, cultural variation, and children's film -- Love and desire in the cinema -- Screaming lambs and lusty wolves: moral attitudes and evolution -- Undead ghosts and living prey: fantasy and horror -- Sadness, melodrama, and rituals of loss and death -- Stories for eyes, ears, and muscles: the evolution of embodied simulations -- Character simulation and emotion -- Art film, the transient body, and the permanent soul -- Subjective aesthetics in film -- The experience of audiovisual realism -- Conclusion: the gene-culture stream and bioculturalism.
Note .
ISBN 9780195371314 (hardback : alk. paper)
0195371313 (hardback : alk. paper)
9780195371321 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0195371321 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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Author Grodal, Torben Kragh.
Subject Motion pictures -- Psychological aspects.
Descript viii, 324 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents Introduction: evolution, biology, culture, and film -- Universalism, cultural variation, and children's film -- Love and desire in the cinema -- Screaming lambs and lusty wolves: moral attitudes and evolution -- Undead ghosts and living prey: fantasy and horror -- Sadness, melodrama, and rituals of loss and death -- Stories for eyes, ears, and muscles: the evolution of embodied simulations -- Character simulation and emotion -- Art film, the transient body, and the permanent soul -- Subjective aesthetics in film -- The experience of audiovisual realism -- Conclusion: the gene-culture stream and bioculturalism.
Note .
ISBN 9780195371314 (hardback : alk. paper)
0195371313 (hardback : alk. paper)
9780195371321 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0195371321 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Author Grodal, Torben Kragh.
Subject Motion pictures -- Psychological aspects.

Subject Motion pictures -- Psychological aspects.
Descript viii, 324 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents Introduction: evolution, biology, culture, and film -- Universalism, cultural variation, and children's film -- Love and desire in the cinema -- Screaming lambs and lusty wolves: moral attitudes and evolution -- Undead ghosts and living prey: fantasy and horror -- Sadness, melodrama, and rituals of loss and death -- Stories for eyes, ears, and muscles: the evolution of embodied simulations -- Character simulation and emotion -- Art film, the transient body, and the permanent soul -- Subjective aesthetics in film -- The experience of audiovisual realism -- Conclusion: the gene-culture stream and bioculturalism.
Note .
ISBN 9780195371314 (hardback : alk. paper)
0195371313 (hardback : alk. paper)
9780195371321 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0195371321 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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