Journals Higher Education



Published: 07 October 2004

352 Pages | 34 Illustrations, black & white

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719067235

Bookseller Code (06)


New Hollywood violence

Steven Jay Schneider

Published by Manchester University Press

Inside Popular Film MUP

  • A groundbreaking collection of essays devoted to an interrogation of various aspects, dimensions, and issues relating to the depiction of violence in New Hollywood filmmaking
  • Violence in New Hollywood cinema is ubiquitous and highly controversial, but is still undertheorised, and often misunderstood
  • Clearly defined and contemporary focus on violence - violence has popular appeal in the mass media, and debates are still raging about its effect on young people
  • Afterword by Stephen Prince, an expert in film violence, tying the essays together, and projecting future areas for exploration

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