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Title Memory and popular film / edited by Paul Grainge
Published Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press : Distributed exclusively in the USA by Palgrave, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 261 pages)
Series Inside popular film
Inside popular film.
Contents Introduction: memory and popular film / Paul Grainge -- PART I. PUBLIC HISTORY, POPULAR MEMORY -- White man's country: Yale's Chronicles of America / Roberta E. Pearson -- Civic pageantry and public memory in the silent era commemorative film: The pony express at the Diamond Jubilee / Heidi Kenaga -- 'Look behind you!': momories of cinema-going in the 'Golden Age' of Hollywood / Sarah Stubbings -- Raiding the archive: film festivals and the revival of Classic Hollywood / Julian Stringer -- PART II. THE POLITICS OF MEMORY -- Articulation of memory and desire: from Vietnam to the war in the Persian Gulf / John Storey -- Movie-made movement: civil rites of passage / Sharon Monteith -- Prosthetic memory: the ethics and politics of memory in an age of mass culture / Alison Landsberg -- 'Forget the Alamo': history, legend and memory in John Sayles' Lone star / Neil Campbell -- PART III. MEDIATING MEMORY -- 'Mortgaged to music': new retro movies in 1990s Hollywood cinema / Philip Drake -- Colouring the past: Pleasantville and the textuality of media memory / Paul Grainge -- Memory, history and digital imagery in contemporary film / Robert Burgoyne -- Postcinema/postmemory / Jeffrey Pence
Summary "Memory and Popular Film" uses memory as a specific framework for the cultural study of film. Taking Hollywood as its focus, the text provides a sustained, interdisciplinary perspective on memory and film, from early cinema to the present
Analysis Multi-User
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Motion pictures -- Social aspects -- United States.
Motion pictures -- United States.
Genre/Form Anthologies.
Form Electronic book
Author Grainge, Paul, 1972-
LC no. 2003046315
ISBN 1417578068 (electronic bk.)
1847790402 (electronic bk.)
9781417578061 (electronic bk.)
9781847790408 (electronic bk.)