Against romantic love: Mimeticism and satire in Woody Allen's "Vicky Cristina Barcelona," "You will meet a tall dark stranger," and "To Rome with love."

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    Abstract

    Application of Rene Girard's mimetic theory to interpreting three recent films of Woody Allen, all of which are critical of romanticism.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationMimesis, movies, and media
    Subtitle of host publicationViolence, desire, and the sacred
    EditorsScott Cowdell, Chris Fleming, Joel Hodge
    Place of PublicationNew York
    PublisherT&T Clark (International)
    Chapter10
    Pages129-135
    Number of pages7
    Volume3
    ISBN (Electronic)9781628924657
    ISBN (Print)9781628924640
    Publication statusPublished - 2015

    Publication series

    NameViolence, desire and the sacred
    PublisherBloomsbury Academic
    Number71009

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