Nymphs, Shepherds, and Vampires: The Agrarian Myth on Film

  title={Nymphs, Shepherds, and Vampires: The Agrarian Myth on Film},
  author={Tom Brass},
  journal={Dialectical Anthropology},
  • T. Brass
  • Published 1 September 2000
  • Art
  • Dialectical Anthropology
L'A. examine les significations ideologiques du mythe agraire - la representation idealisee de la ruralite et des valeurs associees a la vie rurale - telles qu'elles s'expriment de facon recurrente dans la culture populaire et plus particulierement dans le cinema. Restituant la dimension historique et politique de l'analyse du film, il soutient que des elements importants du mythe agraire et d'un discours populiste continuent a impregner les films : en particulier le sentiment de perte d… 
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