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MEDIA MYTHOLOGIES: Revisiting Myths in Contemporary Media – Cuprins

I. Revisiting Myths in the Information Age: Theoretical Approaches

Christian Moraru and Phyllis W. Hunter, Cultural Myths of Global-Age America: Toward A Critical Glossary
Luiza-Maria Filimon, In the Clash of Civilisations Myth, the Goalposts Are Always Changing: Deconstructing the Trope of Vilification
Horea Poenar, Organizing Pessimism. The Possibility of Thinking in Mass-Media
Adriana Carrijo, L’enfance contemporaine: des significations imaginaires en temps bio-identitaires
Cristian Paşcalău, Memory Transfixed by Images: A Cross-Cultural and Semiotic Approach on Chris Marker’s Sans Soleil Aka Sunless

II. Contemporary Media Narratives and Classic Mythologies

Rubén Jarazo Álvarez, Resurrection and Regeneration in Doctor Who (1963-): a Critical Approach to Christian Religious Mythology in the TV Series.
Valentina Sirangelo, Water and Dreams in Early Finnish Death Metal: Adramelech’s Spring of Recovery
Iulia Micu, Imaginary Worlds, Labyrinthine Journeys, Stories of Birth and Rebirth
Gelu Teampău, Comic-Books as Modern Mythology
Adriana Teodorescu, The Blog as an Instrument of Deconstructing the Mass Culture Stereotypes of Postmodern Motherhood. Two Case Studies
Diana Cotrău, Social Media and Gratification

III. Contemporary Written and Visual Media: Myths, Politics and Ideologies

Ruxandra Cesereanu, Romania after Communism: Queries, Challenges and Mythifications The Proclamation of Timişoara and the Marathon-protest from Bucharest’s University Square in 1990
Marin Manuela, Creating the Myth of New Man: Propaganda, Politics and Turkish and Tatar Minorities in Communist Dobrudja
Olga Grǎdinaru, The Myth of the New Man in Soviet Cinema: A Story about a Real Man
Dana Bizuleanu, The Monster’s Myth: From Ideology to Herta Müller’s Imaginary
Corin Braga, Le mythe écologiste, de l’utopie à la science-fiction

IV. Cinema: Recycling Myths, Archetypes and Storytelling Patterns

Andrada Fǎtu-Tutoveanu, Cold War Media Mythologies: Conspiracy Myth, “Red Scare” and Blacklisting in The Front
Martina Martausová, Hollywood Perpetuation of American Mythology: The American Dream and American Adam Synthesis
Doru Pop, Puerile Patriarchs of an Infantilized God. Mythological meme mutations in contemporary cinema
Ştefan Bolea, The Shadow Archetype of the Vampire in Three Horror Movies
Monica Alina Toma, Hybridité et fragmentation dans l’univers dystopique et posthumain du film « Immortel (ad vitam) »
Laurenţiu Malomfălean, The Nightmare-Body Michael Haneke Reversing A Tarkovskian Dream Logic in Amour

V. Advertising: Rebranding and Selling Myth

Elena Domínguez Romero, Dissecting the Mythical Perception of Spain: A Heuristic Processing System in Advertising
Simina Raţiu, Contemporary Mythologies: A Christly Image in Advertising
Olga Bǎlǎnescu, Advertising Mythology – A New Dimension of Contemporary Advertising

VI. The Ethics of the Image

Horea Poenar, The Ethics of the Image
Călina Părău, The Exo-postural Gaze: A Way out of Representation and Visual Recollection
Andra-Teodora Felea, The Glass Ceiling of Artistic Innovation – Causes and Conditions. Case Study: Shūji Terayama’s Den’en ni shisu (1974)
Alexandra Popa, Certified Copy – The New Platonic Ideal
Tudor Munteanu, An Image of Splendor. A Scene from Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Lenuţa Berinde, The Ethics of the Shot/ Reverse Shot in Fassbinder’s Fox and His Friends

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