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The Birth of a nation : D.W. Griffith, director

Author: Robert Lang
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©1994.
Series: Rutgers films in print, v. 21.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The birth of a nation follows the lives of two white families divided by, and enduring, the American Civil War, and includes elaborate camoes of historical events such as the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Birth of a nation.
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c1994
(OCoLC)623020271
Named Person: D W Griffith; D W Griffith; David W Griffith; D W Griffith
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Lang
ISBN: 0813520266 9780813520261 0813520274 9780813520278
OCLC Number: 28181929
Description: viii, 310 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The birth of a nation : history, ideology, narrative form / Robert Lang --
D. W. Griffith : a biographical sketch --
Credits and cast --
The continuity script --
Brotherly love / Francis Hackett --
Capitalizing race hatred / New York Globe --
Reply to the New York Globe / Thomas Dixon --
Reply to the New York Globe / S. W. Griffith --
Variety / Mark Vance --
The moving picture world / W. Stephen Bush --
The Atlanta Journal / Ward Greene --
The Atlanta Constitution / Ned McIntosh --
Boston American / Harlow Hare --
The birth of a nation : reconsidering its reception / Janet Staiger --
The birth of a nation : history as pretext / Mimi White --
The historical novel goes to Hollywood : Scott, Griffith, and film epic today / James Chandler --
"The sword became a flashing vision" : D. W. Griffith's The birth of a nation / Michael Rogin.
Series Title: Rutgers films in print, v. 21.
Responsibility: Robert Lang, editor.

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The birth of a nation follows the lives of two white families divided by, and enduring, the American Civil War, and includes elaborate camoes of historical events such as the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

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