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From Exploitation to Legitimacy: Easy Rider (1969) and Independent Cinema’s Journey into Hollywood

Yannis Tzioumakis

Yannis Tzioumakis is Senior Lecturer in Communication and Media at the University of Liverpool, UK. He is the author of four books, most recently of American Independent Cinema: An Introduction, 2nd edition (Routledge, 2017) and co-editor of four collections of essays, most recently of The Routledge Companion to Cinema and Politics (2017). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Hollywood Renaissance : Revisiting American Cinema’s Most Celebrated Era

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book chapter

...Among all the films associated with the Hollywood Renaissance, Easy Rider (Dennis Hopper, 1969) is arguably the title that has invited the most passionate writing by scholars and critics. Be it because it dealt with the counterculture...

Visual Style and the Use of Cinematic Space

Mary P Wood

Mary Wood is Reader in European Cinema at Birkbeck College, University of London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Italian Cinema

Berg, 2005

Book chapter

...The study of filmic space is especially fruitful in the case of Italian cinema as it raises questions of class and gender representations, authorial intent, artistic conventions, technology and meaning construction. As Marcia Landy (1998...

Home and Road

Rikke Schubart

Rikke Schubart is Associate Professor in Media Studies at the Institute for the Study of Culture, University of Southern Denmark in Odense, Denmark. Her research focuses on gender, genre, and emotions in cinema and media. Schubart’s publications include Bloomsbury’s recent Women of Ice and Fire: Gender, Game of Thrones and Multiple Media Engagements (2016, co-edited with Anne Gjelsvik), Eastwood’s Iwo Jima: A Critical Engagement with Flags of Our Fathers and Letters from Iwo Jima (2013, co-edited with Anne Gjelsvik), and Super Bitches and Action Babes: The Female Hero in Popular Cinema, 1970–2006 (2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mastering Fear : Women, Emotions, and Contemporary Horror

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Anthony Giddens, Modernity and Self-Identity (Redwood City: Stanford University Press, 1991), 75.We are, not what we are, but what we make of ourselves.When Rick kicked Carol out of his group in AMC’s zombie television series The Walking...

The Materiality of Exile

Kaya Davies Hayon

Kaya Davies Hayon is an Assistant Professor in French and Francophone Studies in the Department of Modern Languages at the University of Nottingham, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sensuous Cinema : The Body in Contemporary Maghrebi Film

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book chapter

...Introduction One of the principal aims of this book is to ascertain the extent to which films featuring people of Maghrebi heritage mediate their characters’ subjectivities and interactions with the ‘other’ through their bodies. In order...

Introduction

Thomas Austin

Thomas Austin is Reader in Media & Film at the University of Sussex, UK. He is the author of Hollywood, Hype and Audiences: Selling and Watching Popular Film in the 1990s (2002) and Watching the World: Screen Documentary and Audiences (2007); and co-editor of Contemporary Hollywood Stardom (2003) and Rethinking Documentary: New Perspectives, New Practices (2008). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Films of Aki Kaurismäki : Ludic Engagements

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book chapter

...The cover image for this book, taken from Mies vailla menneisyyttä (The Man Without a Past, 2002), captures the arresting moment when the protagonist M (Markku Peltola), having been violently beaten and robbed, then pronounced dead...