Philosophy with a twist : La rivière du hibou

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Abstract

This paper explores the category of films known as “twist films” in relation to distinctions between different modes of epistemic access to works. With reference to the case of Robert Enrico’s short film, La rivière du hibou (1961) , the philosophical significance of different sorts of twist films is explored. Twists are also discussed in relation to emotive responses, with special attention to the paradox of suspense.
Original languageEnglish
JournalContemporary Aesthetics
VolumeSpecial Volume 5
Publication statusPublished - 30 Jun 2016

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Suspense

Keywords

  • Ambrose Bierce
  • La rivière du hibou
  • Robert Enrico
  • suspense
  • twist
  • “Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge”

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