The Existential Joss Whedon: Evil and Human Freedom in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Firefly and Serenity #2020

The Existential Joss Whedon: Evil and Human Freedom in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Firefly and Serenity By J. Michael Richardson J. Douglas Rabb The Existential Joss Whedon Evil and Human Freedom in Buffy the Vampire Slayer Angel Firefly and Serenity This study examines the major works of contemporary American television and film screenwriter Joss Whedon The authors argue that these works are part of an existentialist tradition that stretches back
  • Title: The Existential Joss Whedon: Evil and Human Freedom in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Firefly and Serenity
  • Author: J. Michael Richardson J. Douglas Rabb
  • ISBN: 9780786427819
  • Page: 297
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Existential Joss Whedon: Evil and Human Freedom in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Firefly and Serenity By J. Michael Richardson J. Douglas Rabb This study examines the major works of contemporary American television and film screenwriter Joss Whedon The authors argue that these works are part of an existentialist tradition that stretches back from the French atheistic existentialist Jean Paul Sartre, through the Danish Christian existentialist Soren Kierkegaard, to the Russian novelist and existentialist Fyodor DThis study examines the major works of contemporary American television and film screenwriter Joss Whedon The authors argue that these works are part of an existentialist tradition that stretches back from the French atheistic existentialist Jean Paul Sartre, through the Danish Christian existentialist Soren Kierkegaard, to the Russian novelist and existentialist Fyodor Dostoevsky Whedon and Dostoevsky, for example, seem preoccupied with the problem of evil and human freedom Both argue that in each and every one of us a demon lies hidden Whedon personifies these demons and has them wandering about and causing havoc Dostoevsky treats the subject only slightly seriously Chapters cover such topics as Russian existentialism and vampire slayage moral choices ethics Faith and bad faith constructing reality through existential choice some limitations of science and technology love and self sacrifice love, witchcraft, and vengeance soul mates and moral responsibility love and moral choice forms of freedom and Whedon as moral philosopher.
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    1. This book takes a look at the parallels between the Whedonverse fantasy worlds created by Joss Whedon and various existentialist philosophers such as Shestov, Dostoevsky, and Sartre Overall, I found the writing to be easy to understand, despite occasional esoteric wording ontological, phenomenological Personally, I felt a few of the conclusions were a bit of a stretch, but for the most part it was an interesting analysis In addition to exploring existentialist writings, the authors cite viewpoin [...]


    2. I have no exposure to existentialism, and while chapter one assured me I didn t need such knowledge, chapter one also proceeded to make me feel so so so lost as the authors tried to explain existentialism already using some references to the Buffyverse, and the whole freedom thing Yeah.Then I decided to just read it.And I enjoyed it If nothing else, it really amused me to see how the authors tried to insert the Buffyverse into an existing structure I enjoyed the references to scenes in different [...]


    3. An interesting look at existentialism in Joss Whedon s work Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Firefly, Angel and Serenity are all discussed Must read for a Joss Whedon fan The book shines a light on many scenes in Whedon s shows to illustrate existentialism in action Good read for someone unfamiliar with existentialism but familiar with Joss s work Unfortunately the book isn t for people who are unfamiliar with Buffy, Angel, Firefly and Serenity.


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