Film nation : Hollywood looks at U.S. history (Book, 2010) []
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Film nation : Hollywood looks at U.S. history

Film nation : Hollywood looks at U.S. history

Author: Robert Burgoyne
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : Univ. of Minnesota Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Burgoyne
ISBN: 9780816642915 0816642915 9780816642922 0816642923
OCLC Number: 699523496
Description: XVI, 235 Seiten : Illustrationen ; 22 cm
Contents: Race and nation in Glory --
Native America, Thunderheart, and the national imaginary --
National identity, gender identity, and the rescue fantasy in Born on the Fourth of July --
Modernism and the narrative of nation in JFK --
Prosthetic memory/national memory: Forrest Gump --
The columbian exchange: Pocahontas and The new world --
Homeland/promised land: Gangs of New York --
Haunting in the war film: Flags of our fathers and Letters from Iwo Jima --
Trauma and history in United 93 and World Trade Center.
Responsibility: Robert Burgoyne.


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