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Clint Eastwood, actor and director : new perspectives

Author: Leonard Engel
Publisher: Salt Lake City : University of Utah Press, ©2007.
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"In his recent films - Unforgiven, Mystic River, and Million Dollar Baby - Clint Eastwood has revealed himself as a greater figure than moviegoers imagined him to be. The contributors to this volume revisit and examine his career as an actor and director, and are part of the growing critical evaluation of Eastwood's films. A common thread among the essays is respect for his cinematic storytelling. They examine how  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Clint Eastwood, actor and director.
Salt Lake City : University of Utah Press, c2007
(DLC) 2007031372
(OCoLC)148832475
Named Person: Clint Eastwood; Clint Eastwood; Clint Eastwood; Clint Eastwood, Schauspieler.; Clint Eastwood; Clint Eastwood
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Leonard Engel
ISBN: 9781607812999 1607812991
OCLC Number: 841810868
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 269 p.)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Feminism and the limits of genre in Fistful of dollars and The Outlaw Josey Wales / Brett Westbrook --
A fistful of anarchy: Clint Eastwood's characters in Sergio Leone's Dollars trilogy and in his four "own" westerns / David Cremean --
Irony as absolution / Matt Wanat --
"One hang, we all hang": High plains drifter / Richard Hutson --
Mocking success in Every which way but loose / Leger Grindon --
Subverting Shane: ambiguities in Eastwood's politics in Fistful of dollars, High plains drifter, and Pale rider / Stephen McVeigh --
"All on accounta pullin' a trigger": violence, the media, and the historical contextualization of Clint Eastwood's Unforgiven / Brad Klypchak --
The machinery of violence: Clint Eastwood talks about Unforgiven / John C. Tibbetts --
Clint Eastwood's western films and the evolving mythic hero / Fred Erisman --
Narrative pacing and the eye of the other in The Bridges of Madison County / Raymond Foery --
The old man and the C: masculinity and age in the films of Clint Eastwood / Walter Metz --
Mystical moral miasma in Mystic River / Dennis Rothermel --
Million dollar baby: the deep heart's core / John M. Gourlie.
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