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New essays on Clint Eastwood

Author: Leonard Engel
Publisher: Salt Lake City : University of Utah Press, ©2012
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A companion to Engel's previous work, Clint Eastwood, actor and director: new perspectives, this volume includes some of the films produced after the first volume was published.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2012017530
Named Person: Clint Eastwood; Clint Eastwood; Clint Eastwood
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Leonard Engel
ISBN: 1607812231 9781607812234
OCLC Number: 813285847
Notes: A companion to Engel's previous work, Clint Eastwood, actor and director: new perspectives, this volume includes some of the films produced after the first volume was published.
Includes filmography and index.
Description: 1 online resource (p. cm.)
Contents: Foreword: why do we turn to Eastwood now? / Drucilla Cornell --
Introduction: what is past, or passing, or to come / John M. Gourlie and Leonard Engel --
"Landscape as moral destiny": mythic reinvention from Rowdy Yates to The stranger / Robert Smart --
Thoroughly modern Eastwood: male/female power relations in Tthe beguiled and Play misty for me / Brett Westbrook --
Clintus and Siegelini: "we've got a system. not much, but we're fond of it" / Mike Smrtic and Matt Wanat --
Rawhide to Pale rider: the maturation of Clint Eastwood / Edward Rielly --
Eastwood's treatment of the life of creativity and performance in Bronco Billy, Honkytonk man, White hunter black heart, and Bird / Dennis Rothermel --
"You can't hunt alone": White hunter black heart / Richard Hutson --
The end of history and America first: how the 1990s revitalized Clint Eastwood / Craig Rinne --
"A man of notoriously vicious and intemperate disposition": western noir and the tenderfoot's revenge in Unforgiven / Stanley Orr --
A good vintage or damaged goods? Clint Eastwood and aging in Hollywood film / Philippa Gates --
Space, pace, and southern gentility in Midnight in the garden of good and evil / Brad Klypchak --
Mystic river as a tragic action / Robert Merrill and John L. Simons --
Lies of our fathers: mythology and artifice in Eastwood's cinema / William Beard --
Eastwood's Flags of our fathers and Letters from Iwo Jima: the silence of heroes and the voice of history / John M. Gourlie --
Gran Torino: showdown in Detroit, shrimp cowboys, and a new mythology / John M. Gourlie and Leonard Engel --
Invictus: the master craftsman as hagiographer / Raymond Foery --
Hereafter: dreaming beyond our philosophies / John M. Gourlie --
Citizen Hoover: Clint Eastwood's J. Edgar / Kathleen Moran and Richard Hutson --
Filmography.
Responsibility: edited by Leonard Engel ; foreword by Drucilla Cornell.

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"In this rich collection, we find almost all of Eastwood's major movies reviewed, with excellent critical analysis and care for Eastwood's cinematic rejection of simplistic closure. The director does Read more...

 
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