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Teen film : a critical introduction

Author: Catherine Driscoll
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Berg, 2011.
Series: Berg film genres series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : English edView all editions and formats
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"What makes a film a teen film? And why, when it represents such powerful and enduring ideas about youth and adolescence, is teen film usually viewed as culturally insignificant? Teen film is usually discussed as a representation of the changing American teenager, highlighting the institutions of high school and the nuclear family and experiments in sexual development and identity formation. But not every film  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Driscoll, Catherine.
Teen film.
Oxford ; New York : Berg, 2011
(DLC) 2011011229
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Driscoll
ISBN: 9781847888457 1847888453 9781847888440 1847888445
OCLC Number: 759158919
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 198 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: pt. 1. Histories --
pt. 2. Film teens --
pt. 3. Liminal teen film.
Series Title: Berg film genres series.
Responsibility: Catherine Driscoll.

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A new history of the genre that surveys the existing body of scholarship and introduces key critical tools for discussing teen film. An introduction to all aspects of this genre of film: movies about  Read more...

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