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Hollywood and war : the film reader

Author: J David Slocum
Publisher: New York, NY : Routledge, 2006.
Series: In focus--Routledge film readers.
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"Hollywood and War provides analyses of some of the most important productions constituting the war film genre, and pays particular attention to how the constituent elements of that genre emerged and have been continually reproduced and recast from the Spanish-American War, World War I, and World War II, through the Korean War and Vietnam to conflicts in the Gulf and the current war against terrorism. Hollywood and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J David Slocum
ISBN: 9780415367790 0415367794 9780415367806 0415367808
OCLC Number: 69734500
Description: ix, 372 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: War films / Steve Neale --
War, film, history: American images of 'real war, ' 1890-1920 / Geoffrey Klingsporn --
A traveling shot over eighty years / Paul Virilio --
Experiences of modern warfare and the crisis of representation / Bernd Hüppauf --
War as a way of seeing / George H. Roeder, Jr. --
'Make my day!': spectacle as amnesia in imperial politics / Michael Rogin --
Passions of the real, passions of semblance / Slavoj Zizek --
The Spanish-American war in United States media culture / James Castonguay --
The United States' film industry and World War One / Leslie Midkiff DeBauche --
War on film: the American cinema and World War I, 1914-1941 / Michael Isenberg --
War and cinema: interpreting the relationship / Pierre Sorlin --
World War II and the Hollywood 'War film' / Thomas Schatz --
Leni Riefenstahl's contribution to the American war effort / Thomas Doherty --
Will this picture help to win the war? / Clayton R. Koppes and Gregory D. Black --
The World war II combat film: definition / Jeanine Basinger --
Hollywood and the World War II conversion narrative / Lary May --
All quiet on the western front (U.S., 1930): the antiwar film and the modern image of war / John Whiteclay Chambers II --
Missing action: POW films, brainwashing and the Korean War, 1954-1968 --
Film and the war: representing Vietnam / David E. James --
Vietnam and the new militarism / Michael Ryan and Douglas Kellner --
Race and nation in Glory / Robert Burgoyne --
Techno-muscularity and the 'Boy eternal': from the quagmire to the Gulf / Lynda Boose --
Seriously spectacular: 'Authenticity' and 'Art" in the war epic / Geoff King --
The Gulf war did not take place / Jean Baudrillard --
In the combat zone / Marilyn Young --
A cultural history of war without end / Melani McAlister.
Series Title: In focus--Routledge film readers.
Responsibility: edited by J. David Slocum.
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Discussing such classic films as "Sergeant York", "Air Force", and "All Quiet on the Western Front", as well as modern blockbusters like "Apocalypse Now" and "Saving Private Ryan", this book focuses  Read more...

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