Destructive Sublime: World War II in American Film and Media

Destructive Sublime: World War II in American Film and Media

by Tanine Allison

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780813597485
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Publication date: 06/25/2018
Series: War Culture Series
Edition description: None
Pages: 250
Sales rank: 1,257,327
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

TANINE ALLISON is an assistant professor of film and media studies at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia.

Table of Contents


Introduction: A Retrospective Look at the World War II Combat Genre
1    “No Faking Here”: The New Authenticity of Wartime Combat Documentaries
2    The “Good War”? Style and Space in 1940s Combat Films
3    Rationalizing War: Reconstructions of World War II During the Cold War and Vietnam
4    Nostalgia for Combat: World War II at the End of Cinema
5    Simulating War on an Algorithmic Playground
Conclusion: A Bad War? The World War II Combat Genre Now 
Acknowledgments
Selected Bibliography
Index
 

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