Sensing the past
Jim Cullen
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An edition of Sensing the past (2012)

Sensing the past

Hollywood stars and historical visions

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This edition was published in by Oxford University Press in New York.

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Sensing the past: Hollywood stars and historical visions
2012, Oxford University Press
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Sensing the past

Hollywood stars and historical visions

This edition was published in by Oxford University Press in New York.


Table of Contents

Introduction: John Wayne's threshold
Tending to the flock: Clint Eastwood, ambivalent wanderer
Master narrative: U.S. history as a struggle over 'and for' small communities
Shooting star: Daniel Day Lewis and the persistent significance of the frontier in American history
Master narrative: U.S. history as the rise and fall of rugged individualists
Equal work: the mystique of Meryl Streep
Master narrative: U.S. history as a journey for women from private to public
Rising sons: Denzel Washington, affirmative actor
Master narrative: U.S. history an intergenerational family drama
Team player: Tom Hanks, company man
Master narrative: U.S. history as a saga of collective enterprise
The brave one: Jodie Foster, (American) loner
Master narrative: U.S. history as a pilgrim's progress
Conclusion: sensing the present.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
791.43/658
Library of Congress
PN1995.9.H5 C85 2012, PN1995.9.H5C85 2012, PN1995.9.H5 C85 2013

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL25299430M
ISBN 13
9780199927647, 9780199927661
LC Control Number
2012014442

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