Popular Cinema as Political Theory

Idealism and Realism in Epics, Noirs, and Satires

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  • John┬áS.┬áNelson

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The book presents cinematic case studies in political realism versus political idealism, demonstrating methods of viewing popular cinema as political theory. The book appreciates political myth-making in popular genres as especially practical and accessible theorizing about politics.


cinema film political theory politics

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