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Cinema of the psychic realm
Paul Meehan

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Cinema of the psychic realm
a critical survey
Paul Meehan.

Published 2009 by McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English.

About the Book

"This book explores the depiction of paranormal powers in fiction films, examining how popular films both reflect and influence the way modern society perceives the notion of psychic abilities. The psychic theme is explored in nearly 100 films from a variety of genres including drama, comedy, horror, science fiction, crime melodrama, and children's films"--Provided by publisher.

Table of Contents

A brief history of the paranormal in fact and fiction
Early paranormal films
ESP in drama, comedy and children's films
Paranormal crime and melodrama
The dark side of ESP : horror and fantasy
Alien ESP
Psi-fi : psychic science fiction blockbusters
Remote viewing, black psi-ops and paranoia
Conclusion.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
791.43/67
Library of Congress
PN1995.9.P7825 M44 2009

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL23391973M
ISBN 13
9780786439669
LC Control Number
2009020194
OCLC/WorldCat
277136418

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