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John Ford made westerns : filming the legend in the sound era

Author: Gaylyn Studlar; Matthew Bernstein
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2001.
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Nine major essays by prominent scholars of Hollywood film cast new light on the sound-era Westerns of John Ford. They place the films within contemporary critical contexts and regard them from fresh perspectives. While giving attention to style and structure, the volume also treats the ways in which these much-loved films engage with notions of masculinity and gender roles, capitalism and community, as well as  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
John Ford made westerns.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2001
(DLC) 00040971
Named Person: John Ford; John Ford; John Ford; John Ford, Regisseur.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gaylyn Studlar; Matthew Bernstein
ISBN: 0253108543 9780253108548 1282066013 9781282066014
OCLC Number: 50174749
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 312 pages) : illustrations
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: "Shall we gather at the river?": the late films of John Ford / Robin Wood --
Sacred duties, poetic passions: John Ford and the issue of femininity in the western / Gaylyn Studlar --
The margin as center: the multicultural dynamics of John Ford's westerns / Charles Ramírez Berg --
Linear patterns and ethnic encounters in the Ford western / Joan Dagle --
How the West wasn't won: the repression of capitalism in John Ford's westerns / Peter Lehman --
Painting the legend: Frederic Remington and the western / Edward Buscombe --
"The sound of many voices": music in John Ford's westerns / Kathryn Kalinak --
John Ford and James Fenimore Cooper: two rode together / Barry Keith Grant --
From aesthete to pappy: the evolution of John Ford's public reputation / Charles J. Maland --
"John Ford: fighting Irish," New theater, April 1936 / Emanuel Eisenberg --
"Hollywood's favorite rebel, " Saturday evening post, July 23, 1949 / Frank S. Nugent --
"John Wayne: my pal, " Hollywood, no. 287 (March 17, 1951) / John Ford, translated from the Italian by Gloria Monti --
"The old wrangler rides again, " Cosmopolitan, March 1964 / Bill Libby --
"About John Ford, " Action 8.8 (Nov.-Dec. 1973).
Responsibility: edited by Gaylyn Studlar and Matthew Bernstein.

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The Western is arguably the popular and longlived form in cinematic history, and the acknowledged master of that genre was John Ford. In nine majors essays from some of the prominent scholars of  Read more...

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