American Film Cycles: Reframing Genres, Screening Social Problems, and Defining Subcultures

American Film Cycles: Reframing Genres, Screening Social Problems, and Defining Subcultures

by Amanda Ann Klein

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780292747609
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 12/01/2012
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 255
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Amanda Ann Klein is Associate Professor of Film Studies in the English Department of East Carolina University.

Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction. Love at First Sight
  • Chapter 1. Real Gangsters Do Cry: A Cyclical Approach to Film Genres
  • Chapter 2. Real Gangsters Do Cry: Understanding How Film Cycles Change over Time
  • Chapter 3. I Was a Teenage Film Cycle: The Relationship between Youth Subcultures and Film Cycles
  • Chapter 4. Not Only Screen But the Projector as Well: The Relationship between Race and Film Cycles
  • Conclusion. Love, Disdain, and the Future of Cycle Studies
  • Appendix. Selected Filmographies
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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