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Cinematic Geographies and Multicultural Spectatorship in America
Language: en
Pages: 310
Authors: Amy Lynn Corbin
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-03-30 - Publisher: Springer

Exploration, intertwined with home-seeking, has always defined America. Corbin argues that films about significant cultural landscapes in America evoke a sense of travel for their viewers. These virtual travel experiences from the mid-1970s through the 1990s built a societal map of "popular multiculturalism" through a movie-going experience.
The City in American Cinema
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Johan Andersson, Lawrence Webb
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-06-27 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

How has American cinema engaged with the rapid transformation of cities and urban culture since the 1960s? And what role have films and film industries played in shaping and mediating the “postindustrial” city? This collection argues that cinema and cities have become increasingly intertwined in the era of neoliberalism, urban
Race and the Suburbs in American Film
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Merrill Schleier
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-07-01 - Publisher: SUNY Press

Explores how suburban space and the body are racialized in American film. This book is the first anthology to explore the connection between race and the suburbs in American cinema from the end of World War II to the present. It builds upon the explosion of interest in the suburbs
Media Crossroads
Language: en
Pages: 350
Authors: Paula J. Massood, Angel Daniel Matos, Pamela Robertson Wojcik
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-02-26 - Publisher: Duke University Press

The contributors to Media Crossroads examine space and place in media as they intersect with sexuality, race, ethnicity, age, class, and ability. Considering a wide range of film, television, video games, and other media, the authors show how spaces—from the large and fantastical to the intimate and virtual—are shaped by
The US-Mexico Border in American Cold War Film
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Stephanie Fuller
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-29 - Publisher: Springer

Through an analysis of Cold War Era films including Border Incident , Where Danger Lives , and Touch of Evil , Stephanie Fuller illustrates how cinema across genres developed an understanding of what the U.S.-Mexico border meant within the American cultural imaginary and the ways in which it worked to