Acting for America: Movie Stars of the 1980s - Star Decades: American Culture/American Cinema (Paperback)Robert Eberwein (author of introduction,editor,other), Aaron Baker (other), Rebecca Bell-Metereau (other), William Brown (other), Michael DeAngelis (other), Krin Gabbard (other), Christine Holmlund (other), Adam Knee (other)
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Scholars employing a variety of useful approaches explore how these movie stars' films speak to an increased audience awareness of advances in feminism, new ideas about masculinity, and the complex political atmosphere in the Age of Reagan. The essays demonstrate the range of these stars' contributions to such conversations in a variety of films, including blockbusters and major genres.
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 513 g
Dimensions: 235 x 156 x 18 mm