Silver Screen Buddha: Buddhism in Asian and Western Film

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How do contemporary films depict Buddhists and Buddhism? What aspects of the Buddhist tradition are these films keeping from our view? By repeatedly romanticizing the meditating monk, what kinds of Buddhisms and Buddhists are missing in these films and why? Silver Screen Buddha is the first book to explore the intersecting representations of Buddhism, race, and gender in contemporary films. Sharon A. Suh examines the cinematic encounter with Buddhism that has flourished in Asia and in the West in the past century - from ...

Silver Screen Buddha: Buddhism in Asian and Western Film 2015, Continuum Publishing Corporation, New York

ISBN-13: 9781441105363

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Silver Screen Buddha: Buddhism in Asian and Western Film 2015, Continuum Publishing Corporation, New York

ISBN-13: 9781441189257

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