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Contemporary Hollywood masculinities

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Gender, Genre and Politics.

Kord and Krimmer investigate the most common male types - cops, killers, fathers, cowboys, superheroes, spies, soldiers, rogues, lovers, and losers - by tracing changing concepts of masculinity in popular Hollywood blockbusters from 1992 to 2008 - the Clinton and Bush eras - against a backdrop of contemporary political events, social developments, and popular American myths. Their in-depth analysis of over sixty films, from The Matrix and Iron Man to Pirates of the Caribbean and The Lord of the Rings, shows that movies, far from being mere entertainment, respond directly to today's social and political realities, from consumerism to "family values" to the War on Terror.

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PLU:
0
Author(s):
Kord and Krimmer
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
165 mm x 245 mm 596 g
Edition:
2012
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0230338410
ISBN-13:
9780230338418
Number of pages:
280
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Title:
Contemporary Hollywood masculinities

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Gender, Genre and Politics.

Kord and Krimmer investigate the most common male types - cops, killers, fathers, cowboys, superheroes, spies, soldiers, rogues, lovers, and losers - by tracing changing concepts of masculinity in popular Hollywood blockbusters from 1992 to 2008 - the Clinton and Bush eras - against a backdrop of contemporary political events, social developments, and popular American myths. Their in-depth analysis of over sixty films, from The Matrix and Iron Man to Pirates of the Caribbean and The Lord of the Rings, shows that movies, far from being mere entertainment, respond directly to today's social and political realities, from consumerism to "family values" to the War on Terror.

No inscriptions

PLU:
0
Author(s):
Kord and Krimmer
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
165 mm x 245 mm 596 g
Edition:
2012
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0230338410
ISBN-13:
9780230338418
Number of pages:
280
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Title:
Contemporary Hollywood masculinities

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