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The birth of whiteness : race and the emergence of U.S. cinema

Daniel Bernardi 1964-


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  • Title:
    The birth of whiteness : race and the emergence of U.S. cinema
  • Author: Daniel Bernardi 1964-
  • Description: The Re-birth of the aesthetic in cinema / The Making of The Birth of a race: the emerging politics of identity in silent movies / Identity and betrayal: The Symbol of the unconquered and Oscar Micheaux's 'Biographical legend' / The Accepted idea displaced: stereotype and Sessue Hayakawa / The Voice of whiteness: D.W. Griffith's biograph films (1908-1913) / The Family on the land: race and nationhood in silent westerns / Race and the reception of Jack Johnson fight films / Birth of the southwest: social protest, tourism, and D.W. Griffith's Ramona / The Undoing of the Other woman: Madame Butterfly in the discourse of American orientalism / Tragic and transcendent love in The Forbidden city / The Revenge of rain-in-the-face? or, Custers and Indians on the silent screen / Robert Flaherty's Nanook of the North: the politics of taxidermy and romantic ethnography / Touring the orient with Lafcadio Hearn and Cecil B. DeMille: highbrow versus lowbrow in a consumer culture /
  • Publication Date: c1996
  • Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press
  • Format: viii, 378 p. : ill ; 24 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 0813522757 (cloth : alk. paper);ISBN 0813522765 (pbk. : alk. paper);ISBN 0813522773 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • Subjects: Minorities in motion pictures; Racism in motion pictures; Race relations in motion pictures; Silent films -- United States -- History and criticism
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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