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Tasker, Yvonne

The Hollywood Action and Adventure Film

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The Hollywood Action and Adventure Film presents a comprehensive overview and analysis of the history, myriad themes, and critical approaches to the action and adventure genre in American cinema.

  • Draws on a wide range of examples, spanning the silent spectacles of early cinema to the iconic superheroes of 21st-century action films
  • Features case studies revealing the genre’s diverse roots – from westerns and war films, to crime and espionage movies
  • Explores a rich variety of aesthetic and thematic concerns that have come to define the genre, touching on themes such as the outsider hero, violence and redemption, and adventure as escape from the mundane
  • Integrates discussion of gender, race, ethnicity, and nationality alongside genre history
  • Provides a timely and richly revealing portrait of a powerful cinematic genre that has increasingly come to dominate the American cinematic landscape

Nyckelord: Films, action films, adventure films, film history, cinema history, Hollywood blockbusters, Hollywood films, Hollywood spectacles, movies, action movies, adventure movies, film studies, film theory, film and American Studies, American film, film genre, Hollywood war films, Hollywood crime films, Hollywood silent films, Hollywood westerns, action and adventure films, Films, action films, adventure films, film history, cinema history, Hollywood blockbusters, Hollywood films, Hollywood spectacles, movies, action movies, adventure movies, film studies, film theory, film and American Studies, American film, film genre, Hollywood war films, Hollywood crime films, Hollywood silent films, Hollywood westerns, action and adventure films, Film Studies

Författare
Utgivare
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Utgivningsår
2015
Språk
en
Utgåva
1
Serie
New Approaches to Film Genre
Sidantal
224 sidor
Kategori
Konst, konsthistoria
Format
E-bok
eISBN (ePUB)
9781119014935
Tryckt ISBN
9780470659243

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