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John Wayne, the Actor, the Man (Ottawa, IL: Caroline House, ¡979) Bogdanovich, Peter. Allan Dwan: The Last Pi- oneer (New York: ... The BFI Companion to the Western (New York: Atheneum, ¡988) Butler, Ivan. The War Film (South Brunswick, ...

Author: Fred Landesman

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9781476609225

Category: Performing Arts

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Decades after his death, annual Gallop polls reveal that Marion Morrison is still firmly implanted among the top-ten favorite motion picture celebrities and American heroes. Most of us know this box office star as John Wayne. This comprehensive volume covers his expansive film career, from 1926 to 1976. Listed in alphabetical order are entries on films such as Angel and the Badman and Noah’s Ark that exemplify the more than 170 films that the actor worked on. Each entry includes the film’s date, run time, cast and crew credits, reviews, and a synopsis. Also under each entry is a special section devoted to rare information and interesting details such as where the productions were shot, budgets, costs, salaries, box-office performance, alternate casting and what competition existed for the moviegoer audience. Also included in this reference work are over 650 capsule biographies of the talent that shared the screen with the actor and worked on the productions, and over 800 contemporary reviews and commentary from such diverse sources as The New York Times, Hollywood Reporter, and Life Magazine. There is a series of five helpful Appendices: Appendix A lists films by order of their release dates; Appendix B lists Wayne’s fellow actors and colleagues and tells under which entry the relevant capsule biography may be located; Appendix C offers specific review information for the films; Appendix D provides facts on the biggest box office films; and Appendix E details the most popular films on television.
2015-08-13 By Fred Landesman

Wayne's companion Pat Stacy wrote in her memoirs, “I believe Duke was there to bid a glorious and fond farewell—to the industry, to his friends, to the world.”30 That night, Jane Fonda, Wayne's longtime political adversary, ...

Author: Roland Schaefli

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9781476641270

Category: Performing Arts

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John Wayne worked on film sets around the globe. This book follows the trail, from his beginnings on the Fox backlot to his final filming in Lone Pine, California. Locations in Mexico, Normandy, Rome, Madrid, London, Ireland, Libya and Africa are covered, along with his favorite vacation spots in Hawaii, Acapulco, Greece, Monaco, and the Hollywood hot-spots he frequented. Anecdotes revisit his most famous scenes, including Rooster Cogburn's charge in True Grit (1969) and Davy Crockett's last stand in The Alamo (1960). Production details describe how San Diego stood in for Iwo Jima, how Old Tucson was turned into El Dorado, and how Genghis Kahn ruled over the deserts of Utah. Never before published photos present then-and-now views in this first of its kind guided tour for film location hunters and Wayne aficionados.
2021-06-09 By Roland Schaefli

Judith M. Riggin's John Wayne : A Bio - Bibliography ( 1992 ) contains the fullest bibliography of printed sources of John Wayne ... During his last years , Wayne's lover , companion , and secretary was Pat Stacy , and her book Duke .

Author: Randy Roberts

Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

ISBN: 0803289707

Category: Biography & Autobiography

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"John Wayne remains a constant in American popular culture. Middle America grew up with him in the late 1920s and 1930s, went to war with him in the 1940s, matured with him in the 1950s, and kept the faith with him in the 1960s and 1970s. . . . In his person and in the persona he so carefully constructed, middle America saw itself, its past, and its future. John Wayne was his country’s alter ego." Thus begins John Wayne: American, a biography bursting with vitality and revealing the changing scene in Hollywood and America from the Great Depression through the Vietnam War. During a long movie career, John Wayne defined the role of the cowboy and soldier, the gruff man of decency, the hero who prevailed when the chips were down. But who was he, really? Here is the first substantive, serious view of a contradictory private and public figure.
1997-01-01 By Randy Roberts

Stacy would be Wayne's companion for the rest of his life, but there would always be a clear demarcation between her and the rest of the family. One day, Cecilia deMille Presley noticed an attractive picture of Wayne and Stacy ...

Author: Scott Eyman

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781439199602

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 672

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The New York Times bestselling biography of John Wayne: “authoritative and enormously engaging…Eyman takes you through Wayne’s life, his death, and his legend in a detailed, remarkably knowledgeable yet extremely readable way” (Peter Bogdanovich, The New York Times Book Review). John Wayne died more than thirty years ago, but he remains one of today’s five favorite movie stars. The celebrated Hollywood icon comes fully to life in this complex portrait by noted film historian and master biographer Scott Eyman. Exploring Wayne’s early life with a difficult mother and a feckless father, “Eyman gets at the details that the bean-counters and myth-spinners miss…Wayne’s intimates have told things here that they’ve never told anyone else” (Los Angeles Times). Eyman makes startling connections to Wayne’s later days as an anti-Communist conservative, his stormy marriages to Latina women, and his notorious—and surprisingly long-lived—passionate affair with Marlene Dietrich. He also draws on the actor’s own business records and, of course, his storied film career. “We all think we know John Wayne, in part because he seemed to be playing himself in movie after movie. Yet as Eyman carefully lays out, ‘John Wayne’ was an invention, a persona created layer by layer by an ambitious young actor” (The Washington Post). This is the most nuanced and sympathetic portrait available of the man who became a symbol of his country at mid-century, a cultural icon and quintessential American male against whom other screen heroes are still compared.
2014-04-01 By Scott Eyman

The opening scene shows disgust and anger by McLain and his hot-headed partner Mal Baxter as alleged communists refusing to testify are released without punishment. Revealingly, John Wayne expressed particular disdain for the western ...

Author: Alexis Mamaux

Publisher: Oxford University Press - Children

ISBN: 9780198367284

Category: History

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Drive critical, engaged, high level learning and skills. Developed with the IB, this Course Book equips learners to analyze and articulate complex historical concepts and contexts, strengthening performance and potential. Enabling advanced understanding, the student-centred approach actively builds, refines and perfects higher level skills. Cover the new syllabus in the right level of depth, with rich, thorough subject content from across the Americas for topics 10-17 for Paper 3 Developed directly the with IB for the new syllabus first examined 2017 Truly engage learners with topical, relevant material that convincingly connects learning with the modern, global world Streamline your planning, with a clear and thorough structure helping you logically progress through the syllabus Build the advanced-level skills learners need for Paper 3, with the student-led approach driving active skills development and strengthening exam performance Integrate Approaches to learning with ATLs like thinking, communi
2015-07-23 By Alexis Mamaux

Wayne had a style of comedy that was all his own, and it proved a winning formula.” They finally had a weak story line in which Wayne, a gold prospector in Alaska, agrees to go and collect his partner's sweetheart and bring her back.

Author: Michael Munn

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101210260

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 400

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A rare behind-the-scenes look at John Wayne: the legend, hero, and Hollywood icon of numerous epic Western films, including an Academy Award-winning performance in True Grit. No legend ever walked taller than “The Duke.” Now, author Michael Munn’s startling new biography of John Wayne sets the record straight on why Wayne didn’t serve in World War II, on director John Ford’s contribution to Wayne’s career, and the mega-star’s highs and lows: three failed marriages, and two desperate battles with cancer. Munn also discloses publicly, for the first time, Soviet dictator Josef Stalin’s plot to assassinate Wayne because of his outspoken, potentially influential anti-Communist views. Drawing on time spent with Wayne on the set of Brannigan—and almost 100 interviews with those who knew him—Munn’s rare, behind-the-scenes look proves this “absolute all-time movie star” was as much a hero in real life as he ever was on-screen.
2005-03-01 By Michael Munn

John Wayne Gacy The first person Wesley mentions in that passage, John Wayne Gacy, was a Chicago light-construction contractor who lured thirty-three young men into homosexual liaisons by offering them jobs with his firm, murdered them, ...

Author: Glen L. Feole

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101204894

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 368

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One of today's hottest writers, Patricia Cornwell has pushed the envelope with her popular character Kay Scarpetta, her cutting-edge nonfiction work, Portrait of a Killer, and her own TV appearances covering investigations into Jack the Ripper and the mysterious death of Princess Diana. Now, devoted fans can delve into her life and work with this definitive guide. The Complete Patricia Cornwell Companion features: Book-by-book synopses with excerpts and little-known facts An examination of Cornwell's life, writing accomplishments, and forensic expertise Character portraits of both good guys and bad guys-from Kay Scarpetta, Pete Marino, and Andy Brazil to the cold-hearted killers A handy in-depth chronology of all her novels The many connections between the author's life history and her fascinating fiction A comprehensive list of settings-from Tangier Island to Paris Forensic detection "shop talk" and procedures
2005-01-04 By Glen L. Feole

DOI: 10.4324/9780367520090-11 At the conclusion of the mass-market film The Green Berets (1968), a middle-aged John Wayne, looking far too paunchy to be playing a special-forces officer in the field, walks east into the setting sun.

Author: Lydia R. Cooper

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781000504958

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 424

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Recently, the U.S. has seen a rise in misogynistic and race-based violence perpetrated by men expressing a sense of grievance, from "incels" to alt-right activists. Grounding sociological, historical, political, and economic analyses of masculinity through the lens of cultural narratives in many forms and expressions, The Routledge Companion to Masculinity in American Literature and Culture suggests that how we examine the stories that shape us in turn shapes our understanding of our current reality and gives us language for imagining better futures. Masculinity is more than a description of traits associated with particular performances of gender. It is more than a study of gender and social power. It is an examination of the ways in which gender affects our capacity to engage ethically with each other in complex human societies. This volume offers essays from a range of established, global experts in American masculinity as well as new and upcoming scholars in order to explore not just what masculinity once meant, has come to mean, and may mean in the future in the U.S.; it also articulates what is at stake with our conceptions of masculinity.
2021-12-27 By Lydia R. Cooper

He did not make the standard masculine war-buddy film so dear to fans of John Wayne, but instead he approached the war from the perspectives of military outsiders, civilians, women, and children. His own work from The Search (1948) to ...

Author: Robert A. Rosenstone

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119169574

Category: Performing Arts

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Broad in scope, this interdisciplinary collection of original scholarship on historical film features essays that explore the many facets of this expanding field and provide a platform for promising avenues of research. Offers a unique collection of cutting edge research that questions the intention behind and influence of historical film Essays range in scope from inclusive broad-ranging subjects such as political contexts, to focused assessments of individual films and auteurs Prefaced with an introductory survey of the field by its two distinguished editors Features interdisciplinary contributions from scholars in the fields of History, Film Studies, Anthropology, and Cultural and Literary Studies
2015-11-23 By Robert A. Rosenstone

In classic action dramas, stars such as John Wayne and, later, Clint Eastwood and Arnold Schwarzenegger, fire off as many sarcastic one‐liners as they do bullets. The term “action comedy,” however, is typically reserved for action films ...

Author: James Kendrick

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 9781119100492

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 512

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An authoritative guide to the action-packed film genre With 24 incisive, cutting-edge contributions from esteemed scholars and critics, A Companion to the Action Filmprovides an authoritative and in-depth guide to this internationally popular and wide-ranging genre. As the first major anthology on the action film in more than a decade, the volume offers insights into the genre’s historical development, explores its production techniques and visual poetics, and provides reflections on the numerous social, cultural, and political issues it has and continues to embody. A Companion to the Action Film offers original research and critical analysis that examines the iconic characteristics of the genre, its visual aesthetics, and its narrative traits; considers the impact of major directors and stars on the genre’s evolution; puts the action film in dialogue with various technologies and other forms of media such as graphic novels and television; and maps out new avenues of critical study for the future. This important resource: Offers a definitive guide to the action film Contains insightful contributions from a wide range of international film experts and scholars Reviews the evolution of the genre from the silent era to today’s age of digital blockbusters Offers nuanced commentary and analysis of socio-cultural issues such as race, nationality, and gender in action films Written for scholars, teachers and students in film studies, film theory, film history, genre studies, and popular culture, A Companion to the Action Film is an essential guide to one of international cinema’s most important, popular, and influential genres.
2019-04-02 By James Kendrick

Surgery: A Competency-Based Companion would not have become a reality were it not for the vision and trust of Jim ... Donald L. Morton, MD, currently Surgeon-in-Chief of the John Wayne Cancer Clinic, was a mentor and guide in both ...

Author: Barry D. Mann

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9781455723911

Category: Medical

Page: 808

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Designed to teach you to think like an experienced clinician, this unique resource places as much value on process as it does on content. A case-based organization hones in on the must-know differential diagnoses of the common surgical presentations. Its convenient pocket-sized format enables you to review the material on the go, and online access via Student Consult enhances your study of the material and exponentially boosts your reference power. Provides high-yield core information essential to surgical rotations in a portable, pocket-sized format. Uses a color-coded system that places the core surgical information in a framework of the ACGME Core Competencies. Offers self-assessment activities throughout to promote retention and application of knowledge, including access on line to your own competency-based portfolio tools and competency-specific learning modules (Vertical Reads). Features ACGME Core Competencies enabling you to integrate evidence based medicine, continual self-assessment, and cognizance of interpersonal skills into your daily routine. Includes features such as “Speaking Intelligently” and “Clinical Thinking” in each chapter to help you see the “big picture.” Organizes the most common and must-know surgical signs/symptoms and disorders by presentation, making reference simple. Presents “Teaching Visuals”—an interactive teaching device designed to reinforce visual concepts. Equips you to perform a more in-depth review of surgical topics with “Clinical Entities” that are referenced to top surgical references. Includes access to Student Consult at www.studentconsult.com, where you'll find the complete text and illustrations of the book online, fully searchable • "Integration Links" to bonus content in other Student Consult titles • M&M form • Self-Assessment Competency Log • Professors Pearls that provide cases with questions and annotated answers • Vertical Reads • and much more!
2008-05-01 By Barry D. Mann

For the first time in his life John Wayne had found a companion in addition to a bedmate . Not only was Pilar beautiful , her long dark hair and large , brown eyes perfectly complemented her flawless skin , but she was smart .

Author: George Victor Bishop

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105035657530

Category: Motion picture actors and actresses

Page: 254

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Biography of John Wayne; Many Photographs.

Growing up in a small community on Long Island, he attends annual Independence Day parades and plays war with his playmates, his imagination fueled by John Wayne war films played on television. Although he does not start out estranged ...

Author: Peter C. Rollins

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 9780231508391

Category: History

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American history has always been an irresistible source of inspiration for filmmakers, and today, for good or ill, most Americans'sense of the past likely comes more from Hollywood than from the works of historians. In important films such as The Birth of a Nation (1915), Roots (1977), Apocalypse Now (1979), and Saving Private Ryan (1998), how much is entertainment and how much is rooted in historical fact? In The Columbia Companion to American History on Film, more than seventy scholars consider the gap between history and Hollywood. They examine how filmmakers have presented and interpreted the most important events, topics, eras, and figures in the American past, often comparing the film versions of events with the interpretations of the best historians who have explored the topic. Divided into eight broad categories—Eras; Wars and Other Major Events; Notable People; Groups; Institutions and Movements; Places; Themes and Topics; and Myths and Heroes—the volume features extensive cross-references, a filmography (of discussed and relevant films), notes, and a bibliography of selected historical works on each subject. The Columbia Companion to American History on Film is also an important resource for teachers, with extensive information for research or for course development appropriate for both high school and college students. Though each essay reflects the unique body of film and print works covering the subject at hand, every essay addresses several fundamental questions: What are the key films on this topic? What sources did the filmmaker use, and how did the film deviate (or remain true to) its sources? How have film interpretations of a particular historical topic changed, and what sorts of factors—technological, social, political, historiographical—have affected their evolution? Have filmmakers altered the historical record with a view to enhancing drama or to enhance the "truth" of their putative message?
2004-03-24 By Peter C. Rollins

A Potpourri of Useful Miscellany from the Highest Parts of the Highest State John Fayhee ... Starring John Wayne as Ethan Edwards, Jeffrey Hunter as Martin Pawley, Vera Miles as Laurie Jorgensen, and Natalie Wood as the older Debbie ...

Author: John Fayhee

Publisher: Graphic Arts Books

ISBN: 9780871089670

Category: Travel

Page: 350

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A treasure trove of useful (and just plain fun) information about Colorado’s mountain country. A handy-dandy, comprehensive, wide-ranging reference guide to settling (good-naturedly) any arguments about Colorado’s high country. We’re not just talking about population figures, elevation stats, or lists of Fourteeners and rivers, although these are included. You will learn far more including mountain lexicons (so that you’ll know what a gutter bunny, potato chip, and prune really mean), Colorado as a movie set, Colorado songs, skiing, fishing, avalanches, geology, historic districts, hiking and biking, snakes, Superfund sites, strange festivals, weather miserability index and much more.
2012-09-15 By John Fayhee

Vonnegut promises Mary that the book he writes will have no roles that could be played by John Wayne or Frank Sinatra and that he will subtitle the book THE CHILDREN'S CRUSADE. Bernard V. O'Hare also figures prominently in the ...

Author: Susan Farrell

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 9781438100234

Category:

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Examines the life and works of Kurt Vonnegut including detailed synopses of a variety of his works, character descriptions, important places Vonnegut lived and wrote about, biographies of family, friends, and contemporaries, and more.
2009-01-01 By Susan Farrell

John Wayne he was not . Warren jumping on a trend Jon : At Web of Horror , a number of important creators were cutJon : He had Carl Burgos , creator of the Human Torch , as an edi- is this one - shot hyping the ting their eye - teeth ...

Author: David A. Roach

Publisher: TwoMorrows Publishing

ISBN: 189390508X

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 271

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Six years after debuting the legendary horror movie magazine Famous Monsters of Filmland, Warren Publications suddenly took the comics world by storm in 1965 by releasing Creepy #1 before a stunned, delighted - and terrified - audience. Filled with compelling tales of terror exquisitely illustrated by many of the best artists of the day, the magazine proved to be the tip of an iceberg of horror as Warren Publishing went on to produce some of the finest comic-book stories in the history of the form. In the pages of Creepy, Eerie, Vampirella, Blazing Combat, and many other mags, readers discovered extraordinary artists and writers coming together to create extraordinary work. Then, in 1983, the company just suddenly disappeared ... In 1999, Comic Book Artist magazine published the most comprehensive history of the oft-neglected company to date in its Eisner Award-winning fourth issue. But, until now, the riveting story of Warren Publishing was incomplete. In addition to reprinting the contents of CBA #4, this volume contains many new interviews, features, articles, and the most comprehensive and exhaustive checklist ever compiled on Warren Publishing's incredible output.
2001 By David A. Roach

Some of his best turns came in collaboration with the master of the Indian stereotype, John Ford. In features like Stagecoach (1939), Ford had John Wayne's characters wiping out Apaches by the wagonload. He established a benchmark for ...

Author: Andrew Horton

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119169550

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 584

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A wide-ranging survey of the subject that celebrates the variety and complexity of film comedy from the ‘silent’ days to the present, this authoritative guide offers an international perspective on the popular genre that explores all facets of its formative social, cultural and political context A wide-ranging collection of 24 essays exploring film comedy from the silent era to the present International in scope, the collection embraces not just American cinema, including Native American and African American, but also comic films from Europe, the Middle East, and Korea Essays explore sub-genres, performers, and cultural perspectives such as gender, politics, and history in addition to individual works Engages with different strands of comedy including slapstick, romantic, satirical and ironic Features original entries from a diverse group of multidisciplinary international contributors
2015-12-14 By Andrew Horton

However,ifthe caption Looking fora Companionwereadded to it, thenthe primary interpretation that thephotowould ... such as Roy Rogers, John Wayne,HopalongCassidy, andtheLoneRanger havebecomeculturalicons, symbolizingvirtue,heroism, ...

Author: Paul Cobley

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135284282

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 402

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The Routledge Companion to Semiotics provides the ideal introduction to semiotics, containing engaging essays from an impressive range of international leaders in the field. Topics covered include: the history, development, and uses of semiotics key theorists, including Saussure, Peirce and Sebeok crucial and contemporary topics such as biosemiotics, sociosemiotics and semioethics the semiotics of media and culture, nature and cognition. Featuring an extended glossary of key terms and thinkers as well as suggestions for further reading, this is an invaluable reference guide for students of semiotics at all levels.
2009-09-11 By Paul Cobley

... 'John Wayne syndrome' is observed: playing the tough guy who is not moved or touched by anything he gets involved with during his duty. Also, psychological distancing devices are used such as jargon or sick humour, for example the ...

Author: Wilmar Schaufeli

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781000162806

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 224

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Burnout is a common metaphor for a state of extreme psychophysical exhaustion, usually work-related. This book provides an overview of the burnout syndrome from its earliest recorded occurrences to current empirical studies. It reviews perceptions that burnout is particularly prevalent among certain professional groups - police officers, social workers, teachers, financial traders - and introduces individual inter- personal, workload, occupational, organizational, social and cultural factors. Burnout deals with occurrence, measurement, assessment as well as intervention and treatment programmes. This textbook should prove useful to occupational and organizational health and safety researchers and practitioners around the world. It should also be a valuable resource for human resources professional and related management professionals.
2020-10-29 By Wilmar Schaufeli

The detached tough guys and beefcakes of the '40s (e.g., John Wayne, Robert Mitchum) were being sidelined by smaller, vulnerable, wounded men (e.g., Jack Lemmon, Anthony Perkins). Method acting, with its focus on exteriorizing inner ...

Author: Miguel Mera

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317398974

Category: Music

Page: 634

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The Routledge Companion to Screen Music and Sound provides a detailed and comprehensive overview of screen music and sound studies, addressing the ways in which music and sound interact with forms of narrative media such as television, videogames, and film. The inclusive framework of "screen music and sound" allows readers to explore the intersections and connections between various types of media and music and sound, reflecting the current state of scholarship and the future of the field. A diverse range of international scholars have contributed an impressive set of forty-six chapters that move from foundational knowledge to cutting edge topics that highlight new key areas. The companion is thematically organized into five cohesive areas of study: Issues in the Study of Screen Music and Sound—discusses the essential topics of the discipline Historical Approaches—examines periods of historical change or transition Production and Process—focuses on issues of collaboration, institutional politics, and the impact of technology and industrial practices Cultural and Aesthetic Perspectives—contextualizes an aesthetic approach within a wider framework of cultural knowledge Analyses and Methodologies—explores potential methodologies for interrogating screen music and sound Covering a wide range of topic areas drawn from musicology, sound studies, and media studies, The Routledge Companion to Screen Music and Sound provides researchers and students with an effective overview of music’s role in narrative media, as well as new methodological and aesthetic insights.
2017-05-25 By Miguel Mera