The Road Movie Book

The Road Movie Book

Author: Steven Cohan

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0415149371

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 400

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The first comprehensive study of this enduring but ever-changing Hollywood genre and its legacy to world cinema beyond the United States.
The Road Movie Book
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Steven Cohan, Ina Rae Hark
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: Psychology Press

The first comprehensive study of this enduring but ever-changing Hollywood genre and its legacy to world cinema beyond the United States.
The Road Movie Book
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Steven Cohan, Ina Rae Hark
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-01-04 - Publisher: Routledge

The Road Movie Book is the first comprehensive study of an enduring but ever-changing Hollywood genre, its place in American culture, and its legacy to world cinema. The road and the cinema both flourished in the twentieth century, as technological advances brought motion pictures to a mass audience and the
The Figure of the Road
Language: en
Pages: 292
Authors: Christopher D. Morris
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Peter Lang

The Figure of the Road examines the metaphor of the road, way, or path in works of representative humanities disciplines (literature, religion, philosophy, visual art, popular culture) to show how writers and artists anticipated the dilemma known to contemporary deconstruction as the «aporia» or «pathless place.» This tradition exposes the
The Road Movie
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Neil Archer
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-01-12 - Publisher: Columbia University Press

Though often seen as one of America's native cinematic genres, the road movie has lent itself to diverse international contexts and inspired a host of filmmakers. As analyzed in this study, from its most familiar origins in Hollywood the road movie has become a global film practice, whether as a
Driving Visions
Language: en
Pages: 334
Authors: David Laderman
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-01-01 - Publisher: University of Texas Press

From the visionary rebellion of Easy Rider to the reinvention of home in The Straight Story, the road movie has emerged as a significant film genre since the late 1960s, able to cut across a wide variety of film styles and contexts. Yet, within the variety, a certain generic core