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Manly arts : masculinity and nation in early American cinema

Author: David A Gerstner
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, ©2006.
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David A. Gerstner reveals the crucial role of early cinema in consolidating a masculine ideal under American capitalism during the late 19th Century and the early 20th. He shows how J. Stuart Blackton and Theodore Roosevelt developed The Battle Cry of Peace(1915) to disclose cinema's nationalist possibilities during the era of the new twentieth-century urban frontier; how Paul Strand and Charles Sheeler positioned a  Read more...
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Gerstner, David A., 1966-
Manly arts.
Durham : Duke University Press, ©2006
(OCoLC)606532480
Online version:
Gerstner, David A., 1966-
Manly arts.
Durham : Duke University Press, ©2006
(OCoLC)607747138
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David A Gerstner
ISBN: 0822337754 9780822337751 0822337630 9780822337638
OCLC Number: 61748406
Description: xiii, 316 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Nineteenth-century formulations of masculinity and realism : the body of Edwin Forrest --
The battle cry of peace and the spectacle of realism --
African American realism : Oscar Micheaux, autobiography, and the ambiguity of Black male desire --
Manhatta : a national self-portrait --
The Queer frontier : Vincente Minnelli's Cabin in the sky.
Responsibility: David A. Gerstner.
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