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America on film : representing race, class, gender, and sexuality at the movies

Author
Benshoff, Harry M., 1963-
Title
America on film : representing race, class, gender, and sexuality at the movies / Harry M. Benshoff and Sean Griffin.
Format
Book
Edition
2nd ed.
Published
Chichester, UK ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.
Description
xvii, 453 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
URL
<Table of contents only> http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0818/2008021455.html
Other contributors
Griffin, Sean.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • I: Culture and American film
  • Introduction to the study of film form and representation
  • The structure and history of Hollywood filmmaking
  • II: Race and ethnicity and American film
  • Introduction to Part II: what is race?
  • The concept of whiteness and American film
  • African Americans and American film
  • Native Americans and American film
  • Asian Americans and American film
  • Latinos and American film
  • III: Class and American film
  • Introduction to Part III: what is class?
  • Classical Hollywood cinema and class
  • Cinematic class struggle after the depression
  • IV: Gender and American film
  • Introduction to Part IV: what is gender?
  • Women in classical Hollywood filmmaking
  • Exploring the visual parameters of women in film
  • Masculinity in classical Hollywood filmmaking
  • Gender in American film since the 1960s
  • V: Sexuality and American film
  • Introduction to Part V: what is sexuality?
  • Heterosexuality, homosexuality, and classical Hollywood
  • Sexualities on film since the sexual revolution
  • VI: Ability and American film
  • Introduction to Part VI: what is ability?
  • cinematic images of (dis)ability
  • Making connections.
Subject headings
Minorities in motion pictures. Motion pictures--United States--History.
ISBN
9781405170550 (pbk. : alk. paper) 1405170557 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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