The Hollywood War Film / Edition 1

The Hollywood War Film / Edition 1

by Robert Eberwein
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405173912

ISBN-13: 9781405173919

Pub. Date: 11/09/2009

Publisher: Wiley

The Hollywood War Film offers readers a lively introduction to the theory, history, stars, and major films constituting this vital genre, from Hollywood's earliest days to the current moment

  • Combines broad historical and theoretical coverage of the genre with in-depth analysis of specific films
  • Includes chapters on All Quiet on

Overview

The Hollywood War Film offers readers a lively introduction to the theory, history, stars, and major films constituting this vital genre, from Hollywood's earliest days to the current moment

  • Combines broad historical and theoretical coverage of the genre with in-depth analysis of specific films
  • Includes chapters on All Quiet on the Western Front, World War II combat films, Platoon and Full Metal Jacket, Eastwood’s Iwo Jima films, and Iraq war films
  • An ideal text for perennially popular courses on the war film genre

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405173919
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/09/2009
Series:
New Approaches to Film Genre Series, #12
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

List of Plates.

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

1. Historical Overview.

2. Critical Issues.

3. All Quiet on the Western Front (1930).

4. Destination Tokyo (1943) and Retaliation Films.

5. Platoon (1986) and Full Metal Jacket (1987).

6. Glory (1989).

7. The Iraq Wars on Film.

8. Iwo Jima.

Notes.

Index.

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