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Unbridling the Western Film Auteur : Contemporary, Transnational and Intertextual Explorations.

Author: Emma Hamilton; Alistair Rolls
Publisher: Oxford : Peter Lang Ltd, International Academic Publishers, 2018.
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The Western has traditionally offered American film directors a rich canvas to express visions of the American past. This volume revisits the Western in a transnational context, exploring the role of auteurism. Stars like Jimmy Stewart and international films like Aferim! and Inglourious Basterds are analysed in this new approach to the genre.
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Hamilton, Emma.
Unbridling the Western Film Auteur : Contemporary, Transnational and Intertextual Explorations.
Oxford : Peter Lang Ltd, International Academic Publishers, ©2018
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Emma Hamilton; Alistair Rolls
ISBN: 9781787071568 1787071561
OCLC Number: 1023552203
Description: 1 online resource (245 pages)
Contents: Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction. Editors on Auteurs: Thoughts on Auteurism from the Frontier (Emma Hamilton / Alistair Rolls); 2. The Star Auteur: Jimmy Stewart Out West (Alex Davis); 3. Pastiche, Genre and Violence in Quentin Tarantinoâ#x80;#x99;s Inglourious Basterds (Tom Ue); 4. â#x80;#x98;Probably a White Fellaâ#x80;#x99;: Rolf de Heer, The Tracker and the Limits of Auteurism (Emma Hamilton); 5. The Post-apocalyptic Frontier: Reappropriating Western Violence for Feminism in Mad Max: Fury Road (Matthew Carter). 6. Narrative (Il)Logic and the Problem of Character Motivation in Sergio Corbucciâ#x80;#x99;s Revenge Westerns (Marek Paryz)7. Adaptation, Transculturation and the Western Auteur: Louis Lâ#x80;#x99;Amour, Peter Collinson and The Man Called Noon (Lee Broughton); 8. Auteurism versus Genre in the Romanian New Wave: Radu Judeâ#x80;#x99;s Interpretation of Western Tropes in Aferim! (Maria IoniÈ#x9B;Ä#x83;); 9. Auteur is French for Author, too: Translating Other Afterthoughts Inspired by King Vidorâ#x80;#x99;s Duel in the Sun into French Literature (Alistair Rolls / Emma Hamilton / Clara Sitbon). 10. â#x80;#x98;East meets West meets East againâ#x80;#x99;: The Good, The Bad, The Weird and the Transnational Dialogue of Auteurs (Joyleen Christensen)11. The Indian Western: Revisiting Sholay and the Dacoit Film as Transnational Exegesis (Omar Ahmed); Notes on Contributors; Index.

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The Western has traditionally offered American film directors a rich canvas to express visions of the American past. This volume revisits the Western in a transnational context, exploring the role of auteurism. Stars like Jimmy Stewart and international films like Aferim! and Inglourious Basterds are analysed in this new approach to the genre.

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