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Author Hockley, Luke.

Title Frames of mind : a post-Jungian look at film, television and technology / Luke Hockley
Published Bristol, UK ; Chicago, IL : Intellect Books, 2007
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Contents Front Cover; Preliminary Pages; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction -- Analytical Psychology -- An Overview; Chapter 1 -- Cinema as Illusion and Reality; Chapter 2 -- Watching Films: The Affective Power of Cinema; Chapter 3 -- Chinatown: Investigating Affect; Chapter 4 -- A Jungian Approach to Television; Chapter 5 -- Narcissism and the Alchemy of Advertising; Chapter 6 -- Star Trek: Some Jungian Thoughts; Chapter 7 -- Technology as Modern Myth and Magic; Chapter 8 -- Identity and the Internet; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index; Back Cover
Summary Frames of Mind provides a fresh and stimulating introduction to the world of Post-Jungian film and television studies. To orientate the reader the book starts with an overview of analytical psychology and how it has been used to analyze films. From that starting point it broadens out to include topics such as: why we have genuine emotional responses to films which we know to be unreal; how and why we watch television; the unconscious motifs of advertising; and the psychological role that technology plays in contemporary society. Film and television programmes considered in Frames of Mind inclu
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Internet -- Psychological aspects.
Jungian psychology.
Motion pictures -- Psychological aspects.
Television advertising -- Psychological aspects.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1281187372
1841509957 (electronic bk.)
9781841509952 (electronic bk.)