Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Paperback / softback Book

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Paperback / softback

Edited by Christopher (Clemson University, USA) Grau

Part of the Philosophers on Film series


Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind is one of the most widely discussed and thought-provoking films of recent years. This is the first book to explore and address the philosophical aspects of Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.

Beginning with a helpful introduction that places each essay in context, specially commissioned chapters examine the following topics:philosophical issues surrounding love, friendship, affirmation and repetition the role of memory (and the emotions) in personal identity and decision-making the morality of imagination and ethical importance of memoryphilosophical questions about self-knowledge and knowing the minds of othersthe aesthetics of the film considered in relation to Gondry's other works and issues in the philosophy of perceptionIncluding a foreword by Michel Gondry and a list of further reading, this volume is essential reading for students interested in philosophy and film studies.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 160 pages
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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  • Category: Film theory & criticism
  • ISBN: 9780415774666



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