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Beyond the Stars 3: The Material World in American Popular Film
     

Beyond the Stars 3: The Material World in American Popular Film

by Paul Loukides (Editor), Linda K. Fuller (Editor)
 

This anthology deals with such diverse conventions as the treatment of food, the iconography of weapons, the paraphernalia of baseball, the uses of clothing, tools, and technologies, and the representation of art and print media within the world of film. The essays within this collection help to reveal how the objects in American movies reflect both the fixed and

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This anthology deals with such diverse conventions as the treatment of food, the iconography of weapons, the paraphernalia of baseball, the uses of clothing, tools, and technologies, and the representation of art and print media within the world of film. The essays within this collection help to reveal how the objects in American movies reflect both the fixed and changeable cultural assumptions of film makers and film audiences.

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The third of five volumes of new scholarship on American movie conventions. The 19 essays explore cinematic representations of such material items as food, weapons, clothing, tools, technology, and art and literature. Not illustrated. No index. Paper edition (unseen), $13.95. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780879726232
Publisher:
University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date:
01/01/1993
Edition description:
1
Pages:
284
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

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