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Contemporary black American cinema

£65.00

Product description

Edited by Mia Mask, this hardbound book is in excellent condition save for some minor shelf wear to the cover and a crease in the front right facing endpaper. All other pages are 'as new'. The contents are described as: Contemporary Black American Cinema offers a fresh collection of essays on African American film, media, and visual culture in the era of global multiculturalism. Integrating theory, history, and criticism, the contributing authors deftly connect interdisciplinary perspectives from American studies, cinema studies, cultural studies, political science, media studies, and Queer theory. This multidisciplinary methodology expands the discursive and interpretive registers of film analysis. From Paul Robeson's and Sidney Poitier's star vehicles to Lee Daniels's directorial forays, these essays address the career legacies of film stars, examine various iterations of Blaxploitation and animation, question the comedic politics of "fat suit" films, and celebrate the innovation of avant-garde and experimental cinema.

Item details

Author(s):
Various
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
229x152x19
EAN-13:
9780415523226
Edition:
2012
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9780415523226
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
276
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis

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Edited by Mia Mask, this hardbound book is in excellent condition save for some minor shelf wear to the cover and a crease in the front right facing endpaper. All other pages are 'as new'. The contents are described as: Contemporary Black American Cinema offers a fresh collection of essays on African American film, media, and visual culture in the era of global multiculturalism. Integrating theory, history, and criticism, the contributing authors deftly connect interdisciplinary perspectives from American studies, cinema studies, cultural studies, political science, media studies, and Queer theory. This multidisciplinary methodology expands the discursive and interpretive registers of film analysis. From Paul Robeson's and Sidney Poitier's star vehicles to Lee Daniels's directorial forays, these essays address the career legacies of film stars, examine various iterations of Blaxploitation and animation, question the comedic politics of "fat suit" films, and celebrate the innovation of avant-garde and experimental cinema.

Author(s):
Various
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
229x152x19
EAN-13:
9780415523226
Edition:
2012
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9780415523226
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
276
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis

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