Death in Classical Hollywood Cinema (Hardcover)

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Boaz Hagin carries out a philosophical examination of the issue of death as it is represented and problematized in Hollywood cinema of the classical era (1920s-1950s) and in later mainstream films, looking at four major genres: the Western, the gangster film, melodrama and the war film.

About the Author


BOAZ HAGIN teaches at the Department of Film and Television at Tel Aviv University, Israel. His articles have appeared in Cinema Journal and Camera Obscura, among other publications. He is currently co-writing a book with Thomas Elsaesser on trauma, memory and fantasy in contemporary American cinema.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780230236226
ISBN-10: 0230236227
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: April 9th, 2010
Pages: 201
Language: English