Sigourney Weaver


Williams, Linda Ruth (2006) Sigourney Weaver. In, Williams, Linda Ruth and Hammond, Michael (eds.) Contemporary American Cinema. London, UK; USA; Canada, Open University Press; McGraw-Hill, 308-310.

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Individual chapters include:

-The decline of the studio system
-The rise of American new wave cinema
-The history of the blockbuster
-The parallel histories of independent and underground film
-Black cinema from blaxploitation to the 1990s
-Changing audiences
-The effects of new technology
-Comprehensive overview of US documentary from 1960 to the present

Contributors include: Stephen Prince, Steve Neale, Susan Jeffords, Yvonne Tasker, Barbara Klinger, Jim Hillier, Peter Kramer, Mark Shiel, Sheldon Hall, Eithne Quinn, Michele Aaron, Jonathan Munby.

Item Type: Book Section
ISBNs: 0335218318 (paperback)
0335218326 (hardback)
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Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1993 Motion Pictures
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Humanities > Film Studies
University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Humanities > English
ePrint ID: 43109
Date Deposited: 12 Jan 2007
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:27
Publisher: Open University Press; McGraw-Hill
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/43109

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