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Southern history on screen : race and rights, 1976-2016  Cover Image E-book E-book

Southern history on screen : race and rights, 1976-2016

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  • OCLC: on1076830655
  • ISBN: 0813176441
  • ISBN: 9780813176444
  • ISBN: 081317645X
  • ISBN: 9780813176451
  • ISBN: 0813176468
  • ISBN: 9780813176468
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Published: Lexington :University Press of Kentucky,[2019]
  • Publisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, [2019]

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Note: Includes index.
Contents: "It's now that counts": the South in Hollywood's Sixties films / Oliver Gruner -- History without a capital h: violence, commodification, and the perpetuation of the postmodern condition in Django unchained / Daniel Farrell -- You're not the South: The outlaw Josey Wales, Ride with the devil, and confederate guerrillas in modern films / Bryan M. Jack -- Reconstruction on film: Free state of Jones and the historical memory of Reconstruction / Erik B. Alexander -- From Griffith to Parker: the representation of African Americans and the U.S. South in The birth of a nation 1915-2016 / Caroline Schroeter -- Roots reimagined / Todd Simpson -- The South as a space/place of reclamation of black fe/male inheritance / Kwakiutl Dreher -- Hollywood's southern strategy: portraying white Christianity in late twentieth-century civil rights melodramas / Megan Hunt -- Lesbian invisibility continued: the "straight-washing" of southern women in The color purple and Fried green tomatoes / Gene Kelly -- Intergenerational struggle and racial progress in The help and The butler / Tatiana Prorokova.
Subject: Southern States -- In motion pictures
Race relations in motion pictures
Race in motion pictures
Culture in motion pictures
Historical films -- United States -- History and criticism

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