Making Settler Cinemas: Film and Colonial Encounters in the United States, Australia, and New Zealand

Making Settler Cinemas: Film and Colonial Encounters in the United States, Australia, and New Zealand

by P. Limbrick

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Overview

Making Settler Cinemas: Film and Colonial Encounters in the United States, Australia, and New Zealand by P. Limbrick

Through a shrewd analysis of the historical experience of imperialism and settler colonialism, Limbrick draws new conclusions about their effect on cinematic production, distribution, reception and filmic discourse.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230102644
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 07/21/2010
Edition description: 2010
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Peter Limbrick is Associate Professor in Film and Digital Media at the University of California, Santa Cruz where he teaches international cinemas. His publications have appeared in Screening the Past, Cinema Journal, Camera Obscura, and Journal of Visual Culture.

Table of Contents

Introduction PART I: Making a Settler Cinema in the United States Playing Empire: Settler Masculinities, Adventure, and The Four Feathers (1929) Imperial Production, Settler Colonialism, and the Argosy Westerns PART II: Empire and Settler Cinema in Australia Ealing's Australian Westerns PART III: Film History and Settler Cinema in Aotearoa/New Zealand Hei Tiki (1935): Film Histories Past and Present Unsettled Histories: The Seekers (1954)

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