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The new American cinema

Author: Jon Lewis
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 1998.
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This collection of essays provides the first comprehensive survey of Hollywood and independent films from the mid-sixties to the present. Deliberately eclectic and panoramic, The New American Cinema brings together thirteen leading film scholars who present a range of theoretical, critical, and historical perspectives on this rich and pivotal era in American cinema.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
New American cinema.
Durham : Duke University Press, 1998
(OCoLC)605468701
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Lewis
ISBN: 0822320878 9780822320876 0822321157 9780822321156
OCLC Number: 37721286
Description: 405 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Auteur cinema and the "film generation" in 1970s Hollywood / David A. Cook --
Auteurs and the new Hollywood / Timothy Corrigan --
From roadshowing to saturation release : majors, independents, and marketing/distribution innovations / Justin Wyatt --
Money matters : Hollywood in the corporate era / Jon Lewis --
A rose is a rose? Real women and a lost war / Tania Modleski --
From pillar to postmodern : race, class, and gender in the male rampage film / Fred Pfeil --
Your self storage : female investigtaion and male performativity in the woman's psychothriller / Sabrina Barton --Conspiracy theory and political murder in America : Oliver Stone's JFK and the facts of the matter / Christopher Sharret --
Zooming out : the end of offscreen space / Scott Bukatman --
John Cassavetes : amateur director / Ivone Margulies --
Independent features : hopes and dreams / Chuck Kleinhans --
A circus of dreams and lies : the Black film wave at middle age / Ed Guerrero --
Culture as fiction : the ethnographic impulse in the films of Peggy Ahwesh, Su Friedrich, and Leslie Thornton / Catherine Russell.
Responsibility: edited by Jon Lewis.
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