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Spaghetti Westerns at the crossroads : studies in relocation, transition and appropriation

Author: Austin Fisher
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What links Italian neorealism to 'Django Unchained' and Bollywood song-and-dance to Eastern Bloc film distribution? As this volume illustrates, the answers lie in the Spaghetti Western genre. This object of fascination and affection for fans, filmmakers and academics alike arose from a diverse confluence of cultural strands, and remains the inspiration for many more, making the Western all`italiana a pivotal moment  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Austin Fisher
ISBN: 9780748695454 0748695451 9781474425926 1474425925
OCLC Number: 1062394406
Notes: Filmography: pages 279-289.
Description: vi, 304 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Trans-genre roots --
Ethnic identities, transnational politics --
Asian crossovers --
Routes of relocation, transition and appropriation.
Responsibility: edited by Austin Fisher.

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