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The Hollywood action and adventure film, Yvonne Tasker

Label
The Hollywood action and adventure film
Title
The Hollywood action and adventure film
Statement of responsibility
Yvonne Tasker
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Provides a timely and richly revealing portrait of a powerful cinematic genre that has increasingly come to dominate the American cinematic landscape"--
Member of
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1964-
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Tasker, Yvonne
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
New approaches to film genre
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Action and adventure films
  • Films d'aventures
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • Action and adventure films
  • United States
Label
The Hollywood action and adventure film, Yvonne Tasker
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-198) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Action and adventure as genre -- Action and adventure: historical and cultural overview -- Critical perspectives on action and adventure -- Silent spectacle and classical adventure: 'The thief of Bagdad' (1924) and 'The adventures of Robin Hood' (1938) -- War, violence and the American action hero: 'Sands of Iwo Jima' (1949) and 'Hell is for heroes' (1962) -- Violence and urban action: 'Dirty Harry' (1971) -- Nostalgic adventure and recycled culture: 'Raiders of the lost ark' (1981) and 'Pirates of the Caribbean' (2003) -- Action blockbusters of the 1980s: 'Rambo: first blood part II' (1985) and 'Die hard' (1988) -- Global and postmodern action: 'Crouching tiger, hidden dragon' (2000) and 'Kill Bill' (2003) -- Espionage action: 'The Bourne identity' (2002) and 'Salt' (2010) -- Superhero action cinema: 'X-men' (2000) and 'The avengers' (2012)
Control code
898750324
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
1
Extent
xi, 205 pages
Isbn
9780470659250
Lccn
2014047943
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40025044517
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)898750324
Label
The Hollywood action and adventure film, Yvonne Tasker
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-198) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Action and adventure as genre -- Action and adventure: historical and cultural overview -- Critical perspectives on action and adventure -- Silent spectacle and classical adventure: 'The thief of Bagdad' (1924) and 'The adventures of Robin Hood' (1938) -- War, violence and the American action hero: 'Sands of Iwo Jima' (1949) and 'Hell is for heroes' (1962) -- Violence and urban action: 'Dirty Harry' (1971) -- Nostalgic adventure and recycled culture: 'Raiders of the lost ark' (1981) and 'Pirates of the Caribbean' (2003) -- Action blockbusters of the 1980s: 'Rambo: first blood part II' (1985) and 'Die hard' (1988) -- Global and postmodern action: 'Crouching tiger, hidden dragon' (2000) and 'Kill Bill' (2003) -- Espionage action: 'The Bourne identity' (2002) and 'Salt' (2010) -- Superhero action cinema: 'X-men' (2000) and 'The avengers' (2012)
Control code
898750324
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
1
Extent
xi, 205 pages
Isbn
9780470659250
Lccn
2014047943
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40025044517
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)898750324

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