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Study Guide To Accompany American Cinema / American Culture



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McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages

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Written by Ed Sikov, this useful study guide has also been updated, including a new chapter on Horror and Science Fiction. The guide introduces each topic in American Cinema/American Culturewith an explanatory overview written in more informal language than the textbook; suggests screenings and readings; and contains self-tests so students can check their level of learning before taking exams.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
The Hollywood Stylep. 5
The Studio Systemp. 15
The Starp. 25
The Westernp. 35
The Musicalp. 45
American Comedyp. 53
War and Cinemap. 63
Film Noirp. 73
Horror and Science Fictionp. 83
Hollywood in the Age of Televisionp. 93
The Film School Generationp. 101
Into the 21st Centuryp. 111
Film Languagep. 121
Thinking and Writing about Filmp. 129
Classical Hollywood Style Todayp. 137
Answers and Examplesp. 143
Glossaryp. 171
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