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Hollywood Renaissance: The Cinema of Democracy in the Era of Ford, Kapra, and Kazan


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April 2004

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

From the late 1930s to the early 1960s, American film helped reinvigorate and renew American culture. Sam Girgus takes a fresh look at such films as THE SEARCHERS, IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE, HIGH NOON, and others.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

1. Ethnics and Roughnecks: The making of the Hollywood renaissance; 2. The cinema for democracy: John Ford; 3. Gender and American character: Frank Capra; 4. Revisioning heroic masculinity: Hawks and Zinnemann; 5. An American conscience: Elia Kazan; 6. Losing tomorrow: George Stevens; Conclusion.

Pressestimmen

"...Girgus's readings of the films are always thought-provoking and often persuasive." Benjamin L. Alpers, Culture Front "Girgus is at his best when offering close readings of key films." Steven J. Ross, The Journal of American History
EAN: 9780521625524
ISBN: 0521625521
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: April 2004
Seitenanzahl: 272 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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