The Films of the Eighties: A Social History

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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 history" that originated from the New Historicist theories of Hayden White and Dominick LaCapra. Combining the interests and ...

The Films of the Eighties: A Social History 1995, Southern Illinois University Press

ISBN-13: 9780809320295

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The Films of the Eighties: A Social History 1993, Southern Illinois University Press

ISBN-13: 9780809318377

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