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Postmodern Hollywood : what's new in film and why it makes us feel so strange

Author: M Keith Booker
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2007.
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Discussions of the phenomenon of postmodernism have established certain characteristics that are typical of postmodernist culture. This book presents a brief summary of the characteristics that have  Read more...

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Booker, M. Keith.
Postmodern Hollywood.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2007
(DLC) 2007023400
(OCoLC)141188035
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: M Keith Booker
ISBN: 9780275999018 0275999017
OCLC Number: 230776226
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 213 pages)
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: Introduction: Postmodernism and popular film --
Breaking up is hard to avoid: fragmentation in postmodern film --
As time just sits there: the music of postmodern nostalgia --
Like something from a movie: film as the object of representation in postmodern popular film --
As seen on TV: television and postmodern film --
Conclusion: Creativity, originality, and postmodern film --
Appendix: Films cited.
Responsibility: M. Keith Booker.

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