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Title Quentin Tarantino and philosophy : how to philosophize with a pair of pliers and a blowtorch / edited by Richard Greene and K. Silem Mohammad.

Publication Info. Chicago : Open Court, [2007]


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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 217 pages).
Series Popular culture and philosophy ; v. 29
Popular culture and philosophy ; v. 29.
Summary "A collection of essays that addresses philosophical aspects of the films of Quentin Tarantino, focusing on topics in ethics, aesthetics, metaphysics, language, and cultural identity"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Tarantino's films: what are they about and what can we learn from them? / Bruce Russell -- Stuntman Mike, simulation, and sadism in death proof / Aaron C. Anderson -- Unleashing Nietzsche on the tragic infrastructure of Tarantino's Reservoir dogs / Travis Anderson -- The moral lives of Reservoir dogs / James H. Spence -- Revenge and mercy in Tarantino / David Kyle Johnson -- "I'm a bad person" : Beatrix Kiddo's rampage and virtue / Rachel Robison -- A sword of righteousness : Kill Bill and the ethics of vengeance / Timothy Dean Roth -- Stuck in the middle with you : Mr. Blonde and retributive justice / Joseph Ulatowski -- "I didn't know you liked the Delfonics": knowledge and pragmatism in Jackie Brown / K. Silem Mohammad -- Vinnie's very bad day : twisting the tale of time in Pulp fiction / Randall E. Auxier -- Coke into Pepsi : the miracle in Pulp fiction / Keith Allen Korcz -- Quentin Tarantino and the ex-convict's dilemma / Richard Greene -- Kill Bill : Tarantino's oedipal play / Mark T. Conard -- Travolta's Elvis man and the Nietzschean superman / Bence Nanay and Ian Schnee -- Could Beatrix Kiddo reach enlightenment? traces of Buddhist philosophy in Kill Bill / Luke Cuddy and Michael Bruce.
Note Print version record.
Subject Tarantino, Quentin -- Criticism and interpretation.
Tarantino, Quentin. (OCoLC)fst00347688
Tarantino, Quentin -- Ästhetik und Poetik.
Tarantino, Quentin -- Philosophie.
Tarantino, Quentin.
Tarantino, Quentin.
PERFORMING ARTS -- Film & Video -- Direction & Production.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
Added Author Greene, Richard, 1961 September 2-
Mohammad, K. Silem.
Other Form: Print version: Quentin Tarantino and philosophy. Chicago : Open Court, ©2007 9780812696349 (DLC) 2007035105 (OCoLC)167507607
ISBN 9780812697094 (electronic bk.)
081269709X (electronic bk.)
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