The Search for Meaning in Film and Television

Disenchantment at the Turn of the Millennium

  • Marcus Maloney

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
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    Pages 1-21
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    Pages 22-42
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    Pages 43-72
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    Pages 73-112
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    Pages 113-151
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    Pages 152-166
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 167-185

About this book


This book is concerned with the difficulties faced by modern Westerners in their search for a meaningful life. It sheds light on this enduring cultural dilemma through a close reading of four popular film and television narratives.


film Sex television

Authors and affiliations

  • Marcus Maloney
    • 1
  1. 1.Monash UniversityAustralia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2015
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Media & Culture Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-69845-5
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-49929-5
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