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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 31 August 2015
  • ISBN : 9781118475126
  • Page : 520 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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From the American underground film to the blockbuster superhero, this authoritative introduction explores the core issues and developments in American cinematic history during the second half of the twentieth-century through to the present day. Considers a wealth a subjects ranging from the impact of television, the rise of the new directors, and independent and underground film, to the impact of the civil rights, feminist and LGBT movements on film, American film after 9/11, and identity politics and culture Features a student-friendly structure dividing coverage into the periods 1960-1975, 1976-1990, and 1991 to the present day, each of which opens with an historical overview Brings together a rich and varied selection of contributions by a team of respected authors, combining broader historical, social and political context with detailed analysis of individual films, including Midnight Cowboy, Nashville, Cat Ballou, Chicago, Back to the Future, Killer of Sheep, Daughters of the Dust, Nothing But a Man, Ali, Easy Rider, The Conversation, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, Longtime Companion, The Matrix, The War Tapes, and the Batman films among many others Additional online resources, such as sample syllabi, for general and specialized courses, including suggested readings and filmographies, will be available on publication at www.wiley.com/go/lucia May be used alongside The History of American Film: Origins to 1960 to provide an authoritative study of American cinema from its earliest days right through to the new millennium

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American Film History

American Film History
  • Author : Cynthia Lucia,Roy Grundmann,Art Simon
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2015-08-31
  • ISBN : 9781118475126
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From the American underground film to the blockbuster superhero, this authoritative introduction explores the core issues and developments in American cinematic history during the second half of the twentieth-century through to the present day. Considers a wealth a subjects ranging from the impact of television, the rise of the new directors, and independent and underground film, to the impact of the civil rights, feminist and LGBT movements on film, American film after 9/11, and identity politics and culture Features a student-friendly

The Routledge Companion to Film History

The Routledge Companion to Film History
  • Author : William Guynn
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2010-09-13
  • ISBN : 9781136899409
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The Routledge Companion to Film History is an indispensable guide for anyone studying film history for the first time. The approach taken presents a substantial and readable overview of the field and provides students with a tool of reference that will be valuable throughout their studies. The volume is divided into two parts. The first is a set of eleven essays that approaches film history around the following themes: History of the moving image Film as art and popular culture

Film, History and Memory

Film, History and Memory
  • Author : Fearghal McGarry,Jennie Carlsten
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-04-21
  • ISBN : 9781137468956
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Using an interdisciplinary approach, Film, History and Memory broadens the focus from 'history', the study of past events, to 'memory', the processes – individual, generational, collective or state-driven – by which meanings are attached to the past.

Film History Through Trade Journal Art, 1916-1920

Film History Through Trade Journal Art, 1916-1920
  • Author : Jeff Codori
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2020-03-20
  • ISBN : 9781476638294
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The period in film history between the regimentation of the Edison Trust and the vertical integration of the Studio System--roughly 1916 through 1920--was a time of structural and artistic experimentation for the American film industry. As the nature of the industry was evolving, society around it was changing as well; arts, politics and society were in a state of flux between old and new. Before the major studios dominated the industry, droves of smaller companies competed for the attention of the

Writing History in Film

Writing History in Film
  • Author : William Guynn
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-09-13
  • ISBN : 9781135204211
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Historical film has been an important genre since the earliest silent films. The French Revolution, the American Civil War, the conquest of the New World, World War II--all have been repeatedly represented in film. But how do we distinguish between fictionalized spectacle and authentic historical representation? Writing History in Film sets out the narratological, semiological, rhetorical, and philosophical bases for understanding how film can function as a form of historical interpretation and representation. With case studies and an interdisciplinary approach,

Approaching Recent World History Through Film

Approaching Recent World History Through Film
  • Author : Scott C.M. Bailey
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2021-05-06
  • ISBN : 9781000382907
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Approaching Recent World History Through Film: Context, Analysis, and Research explores the relationships between twentieth-century world history and film by providing analysis of a diverse range of films organized by global history topics, including war and conflict, decolonization, political economy, and long-distance travel. This insightful text describes how to analyze films as original historical sources and how to carry out research projects using films. The text provides guidance on the types of world history films, their conventions, and how to

A History of Film

A History of Film
  • Author : Virginia Wright Wexman
  • Publisher : Allyn & Bacon
  • Release Date : 2006
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105114515575
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Substantially revised for this edition, "A History of Film" is a comprehensive international survey of film from its beginnings to the present. This text highlights the contributions of major film-producing countries, significant filmmakers, and their films within social, artistic, economic, and technological contexts. This Sixth Edition incorporates major revisions designed to improve the book's focus and provide more balanced coverage. New to the Sixth Edition Includes new chapters on Indian and Chinese cinemas, emphasizing the exploding film industry in these

An Economic History of Film

An Economic History of Film
  • Author : Michael Pokorny,John Sedgwick
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2004-09-09
  • ISBN : 9781134344291
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The movie industry boomed in the twentieth century, and is still going strong today. However, the economics of movies has been curiously under explored until now. Innovative and informative, this accessible book, which includes contributions from some of the leading experts in the area, is a huge step forward in our understanding of this important topic.