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

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