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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.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Adopting much of the theoretical perspective of Fredric Jameson's Postmodernism; or, The Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism (1991), Booker (English, U. of Arkansas) seeks to introduce a general audience to an understanding of postmodernism through the window of popular films. He examines the prevalence of narrative, formal, and thematic fragmentation in such films as Run Lola Run and Memento; nostalgia as a mode of  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Booker, M. Keith.
Postmodern Hollywood.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2007
(OCoLC)608098461
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: M Keith Booker
ISBN: 9780275999001 0275999009
OCLC Number: 141188035
Description: xx, 213 pages ; 25 cm
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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