The Hollywood war film

by Eberwein, Robert T., 1940-

Format: Print Book 2010
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor - Non-fiction PN1995.9.W3 E245 2010
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Second Floor - Non-fiction
 
Call Number  PN1995.9.W3 E245 2010
 
 
Summary
The Hollywood War Film offers readers a lively introduction to the theory, history, stars, and major films constituting this vital genre, from Hollywood's earliest days to the current moment Combines broad historical and theoretical coverage of the genre with in-depth analysis of specific films Includes chapters on All Quiet on the Western Front , World War II combat films, Platoon and Full Metal Jacket , Eastwood's Iwo Jima films, and Iraq war films An ideal text for perennially popular courses on the war film genre
Contents
Introduction
Historical overview
Critical issues
All quiet on the Western front (1930)
Destination Tokyo (1943) and retaliation films
Platoon (1986) and Full metal jacket (1987)
Glory (1989)
The Iraq wars on film
Iwo Jima.

Additional Information
Series New approaches to film genre ; 5.
Subjects War films -- United States -- History and criticism.
Publisher Chichester, U.K. ; Malden, MA :Wiley-Blackwell,2010
Language English
Description xii, 180 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9781405173919 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1405173912 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781405173902 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1405173904 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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