American Films of the 70s: Conflicting Visions

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While the anti-establishment rebels of 1969's Easy Rider were morphing into the nostalgic yuppies of 1983's The Big Chill, Seventies movies brought us everything from killer sharks, blaxploitation, and disco musicals to a loving look at General George S. Patton. Indeed, as Peter Lev persuasively argues in this book, the films of the 1970s constitute a kind of conversation about what American society is and should be--open, diverse, and egalitarian, or stubbornly resistant to change. Examining forty films thematically, ...

American Films of the 70s: Conflicting Visions 2000, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

ISBN-13: 9780292747166

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American Films of the 70s: Conflicting Visions 2000, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

ISBN-13: 9780292747159

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