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Published: 25 April 2011

232 Pages | 10 B/W illustrations, 10 B/W film stills 

ISBN: 9780748638185

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Contemporary Action Cinema

Lisa Purse

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Provides wide-ranging analyses and interpretation of action cinema
  • Discusses representations of heroism, gender and ethnicity
  • Explores the spectator's embodied engagement with the action film
  • Examines the effect of 9/11 and changes in US foreign policy

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