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American Cinema and Hollywood : Critical Approaches

American Cinema and Hollywood : Critical Approaches - 00 edition

ISBN13: 978-0198742814

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ISBN13: 978-0198742814
ISBN10: 0198742819
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 00
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Published: 2000
International: No

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American Cinema and Hollywood : Critical Approaches - 00 edition

ISBN13: 978-0198742814

John Hill and Pamela Church Eds. Gibson

ISBN13: 978-0198742814
ISBN10: 0198742819
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 00
Publisher: Oxford University Press

Published: 2000
International: No
Summary

Comprehensive and up-to-date, American Cinema and Hollywood discusses the history of American cinema, the emerging studio system, and Hollywood's relationship with both American society and the world beyond. It features specially commissioned chapters by top-class international contributors and addresses contemporary issues relevant to critical debates in the field today.

Author Bio

Hill, John (Ed.) : University of Ulster at Coleraine

John Hill is Senior Lecturer at the Department of Media and Performance Studies at the University of Ulster at Coleraine.



Gibson, Pamela Church (Ed.) : London College of Fashion

Pamela Church Gibson is a Senior Lecturer in Contextual and Cultural Studies at the London College of Fashion, a constituent college of the London Institute.

Table of Contents

AMERICAN CINEMA: HISTORY, INDUSTRY, AND INTERPRETATION

1. American Cinema and Film History, John Belton
2. History and Cinema Technology, Duncan Petrie
3. Hollywood as Industry, Douglas Gomery
4. Early American Film, Tom Gunning
5. Classical Hollywood Film and Melodrama, E. Ann Kaplan
Readings:
Casablanca, Richard Maltby
Casablanca, Rick Altman
6. Post-classical Hollywood, Peter Kramer

CRITICAL CONCEPTS

7. Authorship and Hollywood, Stephen Crofts
Reading: `John Ford', Peter Wollen
8. Genre and Hollywood, Tom Ryall
Reading: `Body Genres', Linda Williams
9. The Star System and Hollywood, Jeremy G. Butler

POLITICS AND SOCIETY

10. Hollywood Film and Society, Douglas Kellner
Reading: `Hollywood and Ideology', Robert B. Ray
11. Film Policy: Hollywood and Beyond, Albert Moran
12. Hollywood and the World, Toby Miller

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