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Grundmann, Roy

American Film History: Selected Readings, 1960 to the Present

Grundmann, Roy - American Film History: Selected Readings, 1960 to the Present, ebook

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From the American underground film to the blockbuster superhero, this authoritative collection of introductory and specialized readings explores the core issues and developments in American cinematic history during the second half of the twentieth-century through the present day.
  • Considers essential subjects that have shaped the American film industry—from the impact of television and CGI to the rise of independent and underground film; from the impact of the civil rights, feminist and LGBT movements to that of 9/11.
  • 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 established film scholars, combining broad historical, social, and political contexts with detailed analysis of individual films, including Midnight Cowboy, Nashville, Cat BallouChicago, Back to the FutureKiller of SheepDaughters of the Dust, Nothing But a ManAli, Easy Rider, The Conversation, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, Longtime CompanionThe Matrix, The War Tapes, the Batman films, and selected avant-garde and documentary films, among many others.
  • Additional online resources, such as sample syllabi, which include suggested readings and filmographies, for both general and specialized courses, will be available online.
  • May be used alongside American Film History: Selected Readings, Origins to 1960 to provide an authoritative study of American cinema from its earliest days through the new millennium

Keywords:

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movies, cinema, cinema history, American cinema, Hollywood, New Hollywood, film history, American film history, The Wiley-Blackwell History of American Film, African American film, avant-garde cinema, Hollywood musicals, cable television, documentary film, biopic, superhero movies, independent cinema

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Editor
 
 
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
520 pages
Category
Art, Art History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118475003
Printed ISBN
9781118475126

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