The Resource Downton Abbey and Philosophy, (electronic resource)

Downton Abbey and Philosophy, (electronic resource)

Label
Downton Abbey and Philosophy
Title
Downton Abbey and Philosophy
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In Downton Abbey and Philosophy, twenty-two professional thinkers uncover the deeper significance of this hugely popular TV saga. Millions of viewers throughout the world have been enthralled by this enactment of a vanished world of decorum and propriety, because it presents us with emotional and interpersonal problems that remain urgent for people in the twenty-first century. Why do we attach such importance to our memories and to particular places? What do war and epidemics tell us about life in peacetime and in good health? Is it healthy or harmful for people to feel that they know their place? What does Downton Abbey teach us about the changes in women's roles since 1912? Do good manners always agree with good morals? How can everybody know what no one will talk about? What's the justification for a class of people who pride themselves on not having a job? Should we sometimes just accept the reality of social barriers to love, and abandon the pursuit? What happens when community reinforces oppression? All of these and many other issues are discussed through a detailed examination of the actual characters and situations in Downton Abbey
Cataloging source
Midwest
Dewey number
791.4572
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Philosophy
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Target audience
adult
Label
Downton Abbey and Philosophy, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11807562
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11807562
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11807562
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11807562
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Downton Abbey and Philosophy, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11807562
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11807562
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11807562
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11807562
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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