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Grant, Barry Keith

The Hollywood Film Musical

Grant, Barry Keith - The Hollywood Film Musical, ebook

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This revealing history of the American film musical synthesizes the critical literature on the genre and provides a series of close analytical readings of iconic musical films, focusing on their cultural relationship to other aspects of American popular music.

  • Offers a depth of scholarship that will appeal to students and scholars
  • Leads a crucial analysis of the cultural context of musicals, particularly the influence of popular music on the genre
  • Delves into critical issues behind these films such as race, gender, ideology, and authorship
  • Features close readings of canonical and neglected film musicals from the 1930s to the present including: Top Hat, Singin' in the Rain, Woodstock, Gimme Shelter, West Side Story, and Across the Universe

Keywords: Film Theory, Popular music, genre, film, Top Hat, Singin' in the Rain, West Side Story

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
2
Series
New Approaches to Film Genre
Page amount
224 pages
Category
Art, Art History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781118231807
Printed ISBN
9781405182522

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