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Death in Classical Hollywood Cinema

  • Authors
  • Boaz¬†Hagin

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Boaz Hagin
    Pages 26-44
  3. Boaz Hagin
    Pages 107-150
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 151-201

About this book

Introduction

Boaz Hagin carries out a philosophical examination of the issue of death as it is represented and problematized in Hollywood cinema of the classical era (1920s-1950s) and in later mainstream films, looking at four major genres: the Western, the gangster film, melodrama and the war film.

Keywords

cinema film Hollywood philosophy Plato

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