Romance and Power in the Hollywood Eastern 3030609936, 9783030609931

This book asserts the existence of the "Eastern" as an analytically significant genre of film. Positioned in c

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Romance and Power in the Hollywood Eastern
 3030609936, 9783030609931

Table of contents :
Acknowledgments
Contents
List of Figures
1 Introduction
2 The Western and the Eastern
Hollywood Motion Pictures
The Western
The ‘Eastern’ (See p 3)
Romance
3 Treasure and Thugs: The East as Mystery and Disorder
The Moonstone
4 The Eastern Desert and the Lone Hero
The Desert
Anti-Empire Film in Intervening Decades
The English Patient
5 The Colonial Gaze, Modernism, and the Trauma of the Tropics
Appendix 1
Appendix 2
Appendix 3
6 The East and Love in the Time of Decolonization
7 Conclusion
The Global Eastern
Afterword
Bibliography
Index

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