- Author : Thomas Schatz
- Publisher : Taylor & Francis
- Release Date : 2004
- Genre: Motion picture industry
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- ISBN 10 : 0415281334
Hollywood Formal aesthetic dimensions authorship genre and stardom Book Description :
'Hollywood' as a concept applies variously to a particular film style, a factory-based mode of film production, a cartel of powerful media institutions and a national (and increasingly global) 'way of seeing'. It is a complex social, cultural and industrial phenomenon and is arguably the single most important site of cultural production over the past century.This collection brings together journal articles, published essays, book chapters and excerpts which explore Hollywood as a social, economic, industrial, aesthetic and political force, and as a complex historical entity....