Joel and Ethan Coen ( Contemporary Film Directors Series)

Joel and Ethan Coen ( Contemporary Film Directors Series)

by R. Barton Palmer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0252029364

ISBN-13: 9780252029363

Pub. Date: 06/28/2004

Publisher: University of Illinois Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780252029363
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
Publication date:
06/28/2004
Series:
Contemporary Film Directors Series
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Acknowledgments........................................................................................xi
Introduction: A Brief Portrait of the Artists..........................................................1
1. A Different Meaning for the Same Old Song: Blood Simple.............................................15
2. The Coen Brothers: Postmodern Filmmakers............................................................36
3. Uncertainty Principle: The Man Who Wasn't There.....................................................62
4. The Exotic Everyday: Fargo..........................................................................80
5. The Artist, Mass Culture, and the Common Man: Barton Fink and Raising Arizona.......................103
6. Classic Hollywood Redivivus: The Hudsucker Proxy and O Brother, Where Art Thou?.....................132
The Coen Brothers Interviewed..........................................................................159
Filmography............................................................................................193
Selected Bibliography..................................................................................201
Index..................................................................................................203

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