Blade Runner Scene-by-Scene

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About the author:
John David Ebert is a cultural critic who has authored sixteen previous works, including Art After Metaphysics, Dead Celebrities, Living Icons and Apocalypse Now Scene-by-Scene.

Blade Runner Scene-by-Scene
 

Authored by John David Ebert

With this new book by John David Ebert, Blade Runner Scene-by-Scene, Ebert performs an archaeology of Ridley Scott's main thematic concerns: death, origin, genesis and the quest for immortality. In doing so, he compares the film to such ancient and classic texts as The Gilgamesh Epic. Scott's vision of the Los Angeles of 2019 is seen as a type of decaying, late stage cosmopolis; and the Replicants as slave labor manufactured to work their modern latifundia.


Publication Date:
2015-12-30
ISBN/EAN13:
0997135603 / 9780997135602
Page Count:
136
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
6" x 9"
Language:
English
Color:
Black and White
Related Categories:
Performing Arts / Film & Video / History & Criticism




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