The Resource Why we watch : the attractions of violent entertainment, edited by Jeffrey Goldstein

Why we watch : the attractions of violent entertainment, edited by Jeffrey Goldstein

Label
Why we watch : the attractions of violent entertainment
Title
Why we watch
Title remainder
the attractions of violent entertainment
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jeffrey Goldstein
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This collection of essays examines the many facets of violence in contemporary American culture, ranging across literature, film, philosophy, photojournalism and other media. It offers a consideration of why we are drawn to depictions of violence and why there is a market for violent entertainment
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
303.6/0973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
P96.V52
LC item number
U68 1998eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Why we watch : the attractions of violent entertainment, edited by Jeffrey Goldstein
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-253) and indexes
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The appeal of violent sports / Allen Guttmann -- Death takes a holiday, sort of / Vicki Goldberg -- Immortal Kombat: war toys and violent video games / Jeffrey Goldstein -- "Violent delights" in children's literature / Maria Tatar -- Children's attraction to violent television programming / Joanne Cantor -- "A test for the individual viewer": Bonnie and Clyde's violent reception / J. Hoberman -- When screen violence is not attractive / Clark McCauley -- The presence of violence in religion / Maurice Bloch -- The psychology of the appeal of portrayals of violence / Dolf Zillmann -- Why we watch / Jeffrey Goldstein
Control code
ocm62369031
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 270 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195118209
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b21925483
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)62369031
  • pebcs0195118200

Library Locations

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