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Versions of Hollywood crime cinema : studies in Ford, Wilder, Coppola, Scorsese and others

Author: Carl Howard Freedman; Mario Brenta
Publisher: Bristol [etc.] : Intellect, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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By establishing the category of crime - by drawing a line between the lawful and criminal, however thin, blurry, or even effectively meaningless the line may in practice become - society offers its  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Howard Freedman; Mario Brenta
ISBN: 9781841507248 1841507245
OCLC Number: 1142339022
Description: X, 189 p. ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction SECTION I: Gangsterism and Capitalism: The Mob Movie and After The supplement of Coppola: Primitive accumulation and the Godfather trilogyHobbes after Marx, Scorsese after Coppola: On GoodFellasTony Soprano and the end(s) of the mob movieSECTION II: Noir and its DiscontentsMarxism, cinema, and some dialectics of fi lm noir and science fictionNoir, neo-noir, and the end of work: From Double Indemnity to Body HeatSECTION III: Empire and Gender in the John Wayne WesternVersions of the American imperium in three Westerns by John FordPost-heterosexuality: John Wayne and the construction of American masculinity
Responsibility: Carl Freedman.

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'A dense academic reading affair written by an author who is obviously deeply fascinated by the social insights provided by watching cinema through the eyes of Marxism.' -- Trevor Hogg, Flickering Read more...

 
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