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Teen Movies: American Youth on Screen / Edition 1
     

Teen Movies: American Youth on Screen / Edition 1

by Timothy Shary
 

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ISBN-10: 1904764495

ISBN-13: 9781904764496

Pub. Date: 11/30/2005

Publisher: Wallflower Press

Teen Movies: American Youth on Screen is a detailed look at the depiction of teens on film and its impact throughout film's history. Timothy Shary looks at the development of the teen movie – the rebellion, the romance, the sex and the horror – up to contemporary portrayals of ever-changing youth. Films studied include Rebel Without a

Overview

Teen Movies: American Youth on Screen is a detailed look at the depiction of teens on film and its impact throughout film's history. Timothy Shary looks at the development of the teen movie – the rebellion, the romance, the sex and the horror – up to contemporary portrayals of ever-changing youth. Films studied include Rebel Without a Cause (1955), Splendor in the Grass (1961), Carrie (1976), The Breakfast Club (1985), and American Pie (1999).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781904764496
Publisher:
Wallflower Press
Publication date:
11/30/2005
Series:
Short Cuts Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction
Chapter 1: The Teen Film in its Infancy, 1895-1948
Chapter 2: The Teen Film Matures, 1949-1967
Chapter 3: Youth Film Rebels, 1968-1979
Chapter 4: Teen Cinema is Reborn in Abundance, 1978-1995
Chapter 5: The Teen Film Takes on a New Century, 1994-2004
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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