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The films of the eighties

a social history

by Palmer, William J.

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Published by Southern Illinois University Press in Carbondale .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Motion pictures -- Social aspects -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 313-323) and index.

      StatementWilliam J. Palmer.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.S6 P33 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 335 p. :
      Number of Pages335
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1729375M
      ISBN 100809318377
      LC Control Number92033720

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In this remarkable sequel to his Films of the Seventies: A Social History, William J. Palmer examines more than three hundred films as texts that represent, revise, parody, comment upon, and generate discussion about major events, issues, and social trends of the eighties.

Palmer defines the dialectic between film art and social history, taking as his theoretical model the "holograph of Cited by: Published inthis book profiles (mostly American) of the most popular films from the s. Each film has about a page and a half of analysis and for every film discussed, the author provides a listing of casts and credits and a detailed summary of the film's story and production history.

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