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The films of James Cameron : critical essays

Author: Matthew Kapell; Stephen McVeigh
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : Essay : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The works of James Cameron have had a profound effect upon popular culture and the technology of moviemaking. This collection of essays on Cameron's films, written by a diverse group of scholars from a wide range of disciplines, provides a comprehensive exploration of the work and legacy of one of America's foremost filmmakers"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: James Cameron; James Cameron; James (Regisseur) Cameron; James Cameron; James Cameron
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Kapell; Stephen McVeigh
ISBN: 9780786462797 0786462795
OCLC Number: 732960140
Description: ix, 229 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: Persistence of visions-approaching the films of James Cameron / Stephen McVeigh and Matthew Wilhelm Kapell --
Surveying James Cameron's reluctant political commentaries : 1984-2009 / Stephen McVeigh and Matthew Wilhelm Kapell --
Fighting the history wars on the big screen : from The terminator to Avatar / Ace G. Pilkington --
"She's a goddam liar" : perspectives on the truth in Aliens and Titanic / Andrew B.R. Elliott --
Art, image and spectacle in high concept cinema / Bruce Isaacs --
"You have to look with better eyes than that" : a filmmaker's ambivalence to technology / Elizabeth Rosen --
"So what's your story?" : morphing myths and feminizing archetypes from The terminator to Avatar / Dean Conrad --
Between Aliens and Avatar : mapping the shifting terrain of the struggle for women's rights / Elisa Narminio and Matthew Wilhelm Kapell --
Terminators, Aliens, and Avatars : the emergence of archetypal homosexual themes in a filmmaker's imagination / Roger Kaufman --
"I see you" : colonial narratives and the act of seeing in Avatar / John James and Tom Ue --
Gonzalo Guerrero and the Maya resistance to the Spanish Conquistadors : a sixteenth century "Avatar" of Avatar / C. Scott Littleton --
Conclusion: Seeing the films of James Cameron mythically / Matthew Wilhelm Kapell and Stephen McVeigh.
Responsibility: edited by Matthew Wilhelm Kapell and Stephen McVeigh.

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"The works of James Cameron have had a profound effect upon popular culture and the technology of moviemaking. This collection of essays on Cameron's films, written by a diverse group of scholars from a wide range of disciplines, provides a comprehensive exploration of the work and legacy of one of America's foremost filmmakers"--Provided by publisher.

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