The Resource American documentary film : projecting the nation, Jeffrey Geiger

American documentary film : projecting the nation, Jeffrey Geiger

Label
American documentary film : projecting the nation
Title
American documentary film
Title remainder
projecting the nation
Statement of responsibility
Jeffrey Geiger
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
What key concerns are reflected in documentaries produced in and about the United States? How have documentaries engaged with competing visions of US history, culture, politics, and national identity? This book examines how documentary films have contributed to the American public sphere
Cataloging source
CDX
Dewey number
070.18073
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1995.9.D6
LC item number
G45 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
American documentary film : projecting the nation, Jeffrey Geiger
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 242-262) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Novelties, spectacles and the documentary impulse. Case studies: Blacksmith scene (1893), Buffalo dance (1894), Mess call (1896) -- Virtual travels and the tourist gaze. Case study: Nanook of the north (1922) -- Serious play: documentary and the avant-garde. Case study: Manhatta (1921) -- Activism and advocacy: the Depression era. Case study: The plow that broke the plains (1936) -- Idea-weapons: documentary propaganda. Case study: The Memphis Belle (1944) -- 'Uncontrolled' situations: direct cinema. Case study: Grey Gardens (1975) -- Relative truths: documentary and postmodernity. Case study: Tongues untied (1989) -- Media wars: documentary dispersion. Case study: Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004)
Control code
ocn752064884
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource ([xi], 275 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780748629466
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786613221599
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/cttk0xm1
  • 322159
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b32051608
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)752064884
  • pebco0748629467

Library Locations

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