American Cinema/American Culture looks at the interplay between American cinema and mass culture from the 1890s to 2011. It begins with an examination of the basic narrative and stylistic features of classical Hollywood cinema. It then studies the genres of silent melodrama, the musical, American comedy, the war/combat film, film noir, the western, and the horror and science fiction film, investigating the way in which movies shape and are shaped by the larger cultural concerns of the nation as a whole. The book concludes with a discussion of post World War II Hollywood, giving separate chapter coverage to the effects of the Cold War, 3D, television, the counterculture of the 1960s, directors from the film school generation, and the cultural concerns of Hollywood from the 1970s through 2011. Ideal for Introduction to American Cinema courses, American Film History courses, and Introductory Film Appreciation courses, this text provides a cultural overview of the phenomenon of the American movie-going experience.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: New. Softcover Book, Condition: New. 4th Edition. [Please Read Carefully Before Buying], This Is An International Edition. Printed In Black and White. 448 Pages, Book Cover And ISBN No May Be Different From US Edition. Restricted Sales Disclaimer Wordings Not For Sales In USA And Canada May Be Printed On The Cover Of The Book. Standard Shipping 7-14 Business Days. Expedited Shiping 4-8 Business Days. ***WE DO NOT ENTERTAIN BULK ORDERS.*** The Books May Be Ship From Overseas For Inventory Purpose. Bookseller Inventory # 448954
Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: New. New Softcover International Edition, Printed in Black and White, Different ISBN, Same Content As US edition, Book Cover may be Different, in English Language. Bookseller Inventory # 28446
Book Description MC GRAW HILL INTERAMERICANA. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 13258804
Book Description McGraw-Hill Higher Education. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # __0071326170
Book Description MC GRAW HILL EDUCATION (UK), 2017. Book Condition: Nuevo. American Cinema / American Culture editado por Mc graw hill education (uk). Bookseller Inventory # 3329981617
Book Description McGraw-Hill, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New item. Bookseller Inventory # QX-267-07-5669005