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American Cinema/American Culture

American Cinema/American Culture - 4th edition

American Cinema/American Culture - 4th edition

ISBN13: 9780073535098

ISBN10: 0073535095

American Cinema/American Culture by John Belton - ISBN 9780073535098
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 4TH 13
Copyright: 2013
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
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American Cinema/American Culture by John Belton - ISBN 9780073535098

ISBN13: 9780073535098

ISBN10: 0073535095

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 4TH 13
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Ideal for introducing American cinema courses, this text offers a cultural examination of the US motion picture industry, with attention focused on the economic and aesthetic institution of Hollywood.

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents Preface Introduction Part 1 The Mode of Production Chapter 1 The Emergence of the Cinema as an Institution Chapter 2 Classical Hollywood Cinema: Narration Chapter 3 Classical Hollywood Cinema: Style Chapter 4 The Studio System Chapter 5 The Star System Part 2 Genre and The Genre System Chapter 6 Silent Film Melodrama Chapter 7 The Musical Chapter 8 American Comedy Chapter 9 War and Cinema Chapter 10 Film Noir: Somewhere in the Night Chapter 11 The Making of the West Chapter 12 Horror and Science Fiction Part 3 A Postwar History Chapter 13 Hollywood and the Cold War Chapter 14 Hollywood in the Age of Television Chapter 15 The 1960s: The Counterculture Strikes Back Chapter 16 The Film School Generation Chapter 17 Into the Twenty-First Century Glossary of Technical and Other Terms Index

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