Hollywood: Formal-aesthetic dimensions: authorship, genre and stardom

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Thomas Schatz
Taylor & Francis, 2004 - Motion picture industry - 345 pages
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Contents

Toward a theory of film history
3
notes on the western
18
Fritz Lang incorporated
30
Truffaut Godard and the genre film as selfconscious art
65
Chinatown and generic transformation in recent American films
80
The whiz kids
95
Francis Coppola and the new New Hollywood
127
The emergence of the star system in America
149
Marlon Brando in On the Waterfront 1954
196
Im not really a man but I play one in the movies
214
DeNiro and me
233
Alfred Hitchcock
249
Alfred Hitchcock 1899
261
Hitchcocks monument to the Hitchcock film
285
Hollywood filmmaking
298
Hitchcock and humor
314

Introduction to Heavenly Bodies
160
The Carole Lombard in Macys window
176
Hitchcock feminism and the patriarchal unconscious
329
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Page 343 - Fredric Jameson, The Political Unconscious: Narrative as a Socially Symbolic Act (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1981), pp. 74, 102. 22. EP Thompson, The Poverty of Theory and Other Essays (London: Merlin Press, 1978). 23. Ian Hacking, "The Archaeology of Foucault," New York Review of Books, 28 (May 14, 1981), p.

About the author (2004)

Thomas Schatz is Philip G. Warner Professor of Communication at the University of Texas, Austin. His previous books include "The Genius of the System: Hollywood Filmmaking in the Studio Era" (1996) and "Hollywood Film Genres" (1980). He is a regular contributor to various television programs on film, including the PBS series "The American Cinema".

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