Camera Politica

Camera Politica : The Politics and Ideology of Contemporary Hollywood Film

3.62 (45 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author)  , By (author) 

List price: US$29.95

Currently unavailable

We can notify you when this item is back in stock

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks

Product details

  • Hardback | 346 pages
  • 165.1 x 247.65 x 31.75mm | 793.78g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • 74 b&w photos
  • 0253313341
  • 9780253313348

Table of contents

Preface Introduction 1 From Counterculture to Counterrevolution, 1967-1971 1. Alienation and Rebellion 2. Feminism, Black Radicalism, Student Rebellion 3. The Hollywood Counterrevolution 2 Crisis Films 1. Diaster Films 2. Metaphors of Fear 3. Francis Coppola and the Crisis of Patriarchy 3 Genre Transformations and the Failure of Liberalism 1. Western, Detective, Musical 2. Social Problem Films 3. Conspiracy Films 4 Class, Race, and the New South 1. The Hollywood Working Class 2. Representations of Blacks 3. The New South 5 The Politics of Sexuality 1. The Poisiton of Women 2. From a Male Point of View: MenOs Movies and the Return of Romance 3. The Family and the New Sexuality 6 Horror Films 1. The Occult 2. Monsters 3. Brian De Palma and the Slash and Gash Cycles 7 Vietnam and the New Militarism 1. Debating Vietman 2. The Military Rehabilited 3. The New Militarism 8 Return of the Hero: Entrepreneur, Patriarch, Warrior 1. The Triumph of Individualism--From Man to Superman 2. George LucasOs Strategic Defense Initiatives 3. The Leadership Principle--From Movie Brats to Movie Moguls 9 Fantasy Films 1. Technophobia 2. Dystopias 3. At Home with Steven Spielberg 10 The Politics of Representation 1. On the Left Edge of Hollywood 2. Within the Hollywood Codes: Political Films 3. Beyond Hollywood: The Independent Sector Conclusion: Film and Politics Postface Appendix Notes Selected Bibliography Indexshow more

Rating details

45 ratings
3.62 out of 5 stars
5 16% (7)
4 44% (20)
3 29% (13)
2 9% (4)
1 2% (1)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X