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Magical Thinking, Fantastic Film, and the Illusions of Neoliberalism

Authors: Blouin, Michael J.

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Considering films such as Candyman, Frozen, and The Cabin in the Woods, Michael J. Blouin contends that fantastic tales allow audiences to maintain the status quo instead of inspiring purposeful action.

About the authors

Michael J. Blouin is Assistant Professor at Milligan College, USA. He maintains research interests in film studies, critical theory, transnationalism, and popular culture. Blouin’s publications include Japan and the Cosmopolitan Gothic: Specters of Modernity, as well as articles in academic journals including The Journal of American Studies and Extrapolation.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • Introduction: Neoliberal Fantasies

    Blouin, Michael J.

    Pages 1-18

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  • (Neo)liberalism and the Banal Apocalypse

    Blouin, Michael J.

    Pages 19-49

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  • Cinematic Enchantment and the Magic of the Market

    Blouin, Michael J.

    Pages 51-79

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  • Candyman and Neoliberal Racism

    Blouin, Michael J.

    Pages 81-107

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  • Climate Change and the “Greenwashing” of Hollywood Fantasies

    Blouin, Michael J.

    Pages 109-137

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Buy this book

eBook 56,99 €
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  • ISBN 978-1-137-53164-3
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  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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Hardcover 69,67 €
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  • ISBN 978-1-137-53195-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Magical Thinking, Fantastic Film, and the Illusions of Neoliberalism
Authors
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-53164-3
DOI
10.1057/978-1-137-53164-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-53195-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 245
Number of Illustrations and Tables
9 b/w illustrations
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