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Hollywood"s American Tragedies

by Mandy Merck

  • 157 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Berg Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: from c 1900 -,
  • American studies,
  • Film theory & criticism,
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Sociology,
  • The Americas,
  • Film & Video - History & Criticism,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • American literature,
  • Film adaptations,
  • Film and video adaptations,
  • History and criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11911642M
    ISBN 101845206649
    ISBN 109781845206642

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Theodore Dreiser's dissection of the American dream, An American Tragedy, was hailed as the greatest novel of its generation. Now a classic of American literature, the story is one to which Hollywood has repeatedly returned.

Hollywood's obsession with this tale of American greed, justice, religion and sexual hypocrisy stretches across the Format: Hardcover. Subsequently, both Jean-Luc Godard and Woody Allen have returned to the story and to these earlier ood's American Tragedies is the first detailed study of this extraordinary sequence of adaptations.

What it reveals is a history of Hollywood - from its politics to its cinematography - and, much deeper, of American culture and Author: Mandy Merck. Theodore Dreiser's dissection of the American dream, An American Tragedy, was hailed as the greatest novel of its generation.

Now a classic of American literature, the story is one to which Hollywood has repeatedly ood's obsession with this tale of American greed, justice, religion and sexual hypocrisy stretches across the history of cinema.

Some of cinema's greatest directors. Hollywood's American Tragedies is the first detailed study of this extraordinary sequence of adaptations. What it reveals is a history of Hollywood - from its politics to its cinematography - and, much deeper, of American culture and the difficulty of telling an American tragedy in the land of the American dream.

Get this from a library. Hollywood's American tragedies. [Mandy Merck] -- Hollywood's obsession with Theodore Dreiser's novel 'An American Tragedy' stretches across the history of cinema, with Eisenstein, von Sternberg, George Stevens, Godard and Woody Allen all having. Theodore Dreiser's dissection of the American dream, An American Tragedy, was hailed as the greatest novel of its generation.

Now a classic of American literature, the story is one to which Hollywood has repeatedly ood's obsession with this tale of American greed, justice, religion and sexual hypocrisy stretches across the history of : Mandy Merck. Get this from a library.

Hollywood's American tragedies: Dreiser, Eisenstein, Sternberg, Stevens. [Mandy Merck] -- "Theodore Dreiser's dissection of the American dream, An American Tragedy, was hailed as the greatest novel of its generation.

Now a classic of American literature, the story is one to which. "Hollywood's American Tragedies" is the first detailed study of this extraordinary sequence of adaptations. What it reveals is a history of Hollywood - from its politics to its cinematography - and, much deeper, of American culture and the difficulty of telling an American tragedy in the land of the American : Mandy Merck.

Theodore Dreiser’s ‘great American novel,’ An American Tragedy, has been the subject of much analysis but is largely forgotten amongst the wider public, save as the inspiration behind the much-loved melodrama, A Place in the Sun (George Stevens,).

Professor Merck’s ambition for this volume is expressed here as a desire to construct a textual history of the work in all its forms.

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