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Title: L'educació sentimental del segle XXI: mites i emocions a la saga Crepuscle
Other Titles: Sentimental education in the 21st century: Myths and emotions in the Twilight Saga
Author: González Balletbó, Isaac  
Keywords: Emotions
Emotional education
Sociology
Twilight
Issue Date: 1-May-2016
Publisher: Digithum: a relational perspective on culture and society
Citation: González Balletbó, I. (2016). L'educació sentimental del segle XXI: mites i emocions a la saga Crepuscle. Digithum: a relational perspective on culture and society, (18), 34-42. doi: 10.7238/d.v0i18.2891
Also see: http://digithum.uoc.edu/articles/10.7238/d.v0i18.2891/galley/3019/download/
Abstract: In this article, I look into some of the key elements of sentimental education, or emotional education in the broadest sense of the term, that are conveyed through a set of films that were extremely successful and popular among young and adolescent audiences a few years ago: the Twilight saga. The thesis that we put forward here is that, at a mythological level, this cinematographic saga (as well as the novels by the same name, which have not been analysed in this study) recreate a key factor in the mythological fabric of contemporary times in relation to the role of emotions in the structuring of society (Illouz, 1997).
Language: Catalan
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10609/102564
ISSN: 1575-2275MIAR
Appears in Collections:2016, no. 18
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