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The Resource American film and politics from Reagan to Bush Jr, edited by Philip John Davies and Paul Wells

American film and politics from Reagan to Bush Jr, edited by Philip John Davies and Paul Wells

Label
American film and politics from Reagan to Bush Jr
Title
American film and politics from Reagan to Bush Jr
Statement of responsibility
edited by Philip John Davies and Paul Wells
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UKM
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 1948-
  • 1961-
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  • Davies, Philip
  • Wells, Paul
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  • Motion pictures
  • United States
  • United States
Label
American film and politics from Reagan to Bush Jr, edited by Philip John Davies and Paul Wells
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • List of contributors
  • Acknowledgements
  • Pt. 1.
  • 'Life is not like a box of chocolates'
  • Introduction/
  • Philip John Davies
  • Paul Wells
  • p. 3
  • American cinema, political criticism and pragmatism: a therapeutic reading of Fight Club and Magnolia/
  • Paul Watson
  • p. 13
  • Pt. 2.
  • 'Ask not what America can do for you ..' Views from the White House
  • Hollywood in elections and elections in Hollywood/
  • Philip John Davies
  • p. 43
  • Oliver Stone's presidential films/
  • Albert Auster
  • p. 65
  • Pt. 3.
  • 'In order to form a more perfect union ..' Some manifests destinies
  • Gender and family values in the Clinton presidency and 1990s Hollywood film/
  • Carol R. Smith
  • p. 77
  • Pt. 4.
  • 'And crown thy good with brotherhood, from sea to shining sea ..' Crossing boundaries
  • New York City in American film/
  • Leonard Quart
  • p. 91
  • Dixie's land: cinema of the American South/
  • Ralph Willett
  • p. 105
  • Pt. 5.
  • 'Into the crucible with you all, God is making the American ..' Melting-pots and pans
  • Independent cinema and modern Hollywood: pluralism in American cultural politics?/
  • Brian Neve
  • p. 123
  • 'I wanna be like you-oo-oo': Disnified politics and identity from Mermaid to Mulan/
  • Paul Wells
  • p. 139
  • Pt. 6.
  • 'O! say, does the star-spangled banner yet wave, o'er the land of the free and the home of the brave?' Contemporary conflict and contradiction
  • Ambiguity and anger: representations of African Americans in contemporary Hollywood film/
  • Mary Ellison
  • p. 157
  • adversarial imagination/
  • Phil Melling
  • p. 182
  • Notes.
  • p. 202
  • Filmography.
  • p. 220
  • Index.
  • p. 227
Control code
070015355675
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
viii, 229 p.
Isbn
9780719058653
Other physical details
ill.
Label
American film and politics from Reagan to Bush Jr, edited by Philip John Davies and Paul Wells
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • List of contributors
  • Acknowledgements
  • Pt. 1.
  • 'Life is not like a box of chocolates'
  • Introduction/
  • Philip John Davies
  • Paul Wells
  • p. 3
  • American cinema, political criticism and pragmatism: a therapeutic reading of Fight Club and Magnolia/
  • Paul Watson
  • p. 13
  • Pt. 2.
  • 'Ask not what America can do for you ..' Views from the White House
  • Hollywood in elections and elections in Hollywood/
  • Philip John Davies
  • p. 43
  • Oliver Stone's presidential films/
  • Albert Auster
  • p. 65
  • Pt. 3.
  • 'In order to form a more perfect union ..' Some manifests destinies
  • Gender and family values in the Clinton presidency and 1990s Hollywood film/
  • Carol R. Smith
  • p. 77
  • Pt. 4.
  • 'And crown thy good with brotherhood, from sea to shining sea ..' Crossing boundaries
  • New York City in American film/
  • Leonard Quart
  • p. 91
  • Dixie's land: cinema of the American South/
  • Ralph Willett
  • p. 105
  • Pt. 5.
  • 'Into the crucible with you all, God is making the American ..' Melting-pots and pans
  • Independent cinema and modern Hollywood: pluralism in American cultural politics?/
  • Brian Neve
  • p. 123
  • 'I wanna be like you-oo-oo': Disnified politics and identity from Mermaid to Mulan/
  • Paul Wells
  • p. 139
  • Pt. 6.
  • 'O! say, does the star-spangled banner yet wave, o'er the land of the free and the home of the brave?' Contemporary conflict and contradiction
  • Ambiguity and anger: representations of African Americans in contemporary Hollywood film/
  • Mary Ellison
  • p. 157
  • adversarial imagination/
  • Phil Melling
  • p. 182
  • Notes.
  • p. 202
  • Filmography.
  • p. 220
  • Index.
  • p. 227
Control code
070015355675
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
viii, 229 p.
Isbn
9780719058653
Other physical details
ill.

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