Camera Politica: The Politics and Ideology of Contemporary Hollywood Film

Indiana University Press, 1988 - 328 Seiten

" a modern mythography, a study of contemporary Hollywood films based on the tools offered by feminism, psychoanalysis, Marxist cultural theory, and deconstruction." --Village Voice

"Solidly thought-out observation of the films of the 70's and 80's that comment on the system." --Audience

"... intelligent, open advocacy. Its responsible arrangement of carefully described cultural materials will challenge students and instructors alike." --Teaching Philosophy

Camera Politica is a comprehensive study of Hollywood film during a period of tremendous change in American history, a period that witnessed the end of the American empire, crises in the economy, a failure of political leadership, loss at war, and the rise of the Right.


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Seite 322 - Teresa de Lauretis, Alice Doesn't: Feminism, Semiotics, Cinema (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1984); and Jacqueline Rose, Sexuality and the Field of Vision ( London : Verso, 1 986).
Seite 324 - Robin Wood, Hollywood from Vietnam to Reagan (New York: Columbia University Press, 1986), 164.
Seite 324 - Alan Trachtenberg, The Incorporation of America (New York: Hill and Wang, 1982...

Über den Autor (1988)

Michael Ryan received his Masters of Engineering Science and his Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of New South Wales. Mr. Ryan is a senior lecturer at the University of New South Wales in Australia.

Douglas Kellner is the George F. Kneller Chair in the philosophy of education at UCLA and author of numerous books.

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