By Lizelle Bisschoff
By Lizelle Bisschoff
By Marilyn Horowitz
By Ursula Kluwick,Virginia Richter
By I. Hedges
By Cynthia J. Miller,A. Bowdoin Van Riper
InInternational Westerns: Re-Locating the Frontier, Cynthia J. Miller and A. Bowdoin Van Riper have assembled a suite of essays that discover the importance and meanings of those motion pictures, their roots in different media, and their reception within the nationwide industries which gave them shape. one of the questions that the amount seeks to respond to are: What do Westerns now not made within the U.S. demonstrate? In what methods do they problem or help the assumption of nationwide literatures and cinemas? How do those motion pictures negotiate kingdom, narrative, and style? Divided into 5 sections, the twenty essays during this quantity examine movies from quite a lot of nationwide cinemas, reminiscent of France (The Adventures of fortunate Luke), Germany (Der Schuh des Maitu), Brazil (O Cangaceiro), jap Europe (Lemonade Joe), and naturally, Asia (Sukiyaki Western Django).
Featuring contributions from a various team of overseas scholars—often writing approximately Westerns tailored to their very own nationwide traditions—these essays deal with such concerns as competing nationwide movie traditions, a variety of kinds of satire and comedy in keeping with the Western culture, the variety of cultural diversifications of the conventional Western hero, the binds among the countryside and the outlaw, and Westerns in quite a few unanticipated guises. Representing a broader examine international Westerns than the other unmarried quantity to date—and that includes greater than 70 illustrations—International Westerns might be of curiosity to students of movie, pop culture, and cultural history.
By Gladys L. Knight
This publication bargains 25 profiles of a few of the most well-liked lady motion heroes through the heritage of movie, tv, comedian books, and video games.
• includes 25 profiles, prepared alphabetically
• 70 sidebars offer more information on pertinent issues, members, and symbols
• incorporates a chronology of significant appearances of the 25 lady motion heroes in movie, tv, comedian books, and games, in addition to women's type traits and significant occasions in women's history
• deals a photo of every featured, girl motion hero
• provides a word list of 39 phrases, together with lady archetypes like "femme fatale" and social activities like "third-wave feminism"
• presents a particular bibliography of books and websites regarding the subjects of lady motion heroes, women's historical past, and media studies
By George A. Gonzalez
By Peter Tonguette
By Mia Mask
Contemporary Black American Cinema offers a clean choice of essays on African American movie, media, and visible tradition within the period of world multiculturalism. Integrating concept, heritage, and feedback, the contributing authors deftly attach interdisciplinary views from American reviews, cinema experiences, cultural experiences, political technology, media reviews, and Queer idea. This multidisciplinary method expands the discursive and interpretive registers of movie research. From Paul Robeson’s and Sidney Poitier’s megastar autos to Lee Daniels’s directorial forays, those essays deal with the occupation legacies of movie stars, study a number of iterations of Blaxploitation and animation, query the comedic politics of "fat go well with" motion pictures, and have a good time the innovation of avant-garde and experimental cinema.
By Sieglinde Lemke,Wibke Schniedermann