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Coupland and postmodern spirituality
Andrew Tate

Stewart) is granted a vision of a world in which he had never been born, preceded by a glorious, if sentimental recreation of his small but significant life. For all of its manipulative romanticism, Capra’s first post-war film anticipates the underlying political and religious ambiguity of Girlfriend in a Coma. ‘[I]n its day It’s a Wonderful Life would have encouraged a more cynical and desperate disposition in its audience’, suggests Jonathan Munby: ‘Christmas was not good enough as a salve to the social and psychic wounds of the time; that Epiphany was a fanciful

in Douglas Coupland