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An Army of Phantoms free pdf A major new work of history and film criticism from the highly regarded critic J. Hoberman, who applies the same dynamic synergy of politics and popular culture to the Cold War's first decade that he brought to the 1960s in his critically-acclaimed book The Dream Life. Between 1946-1956 US dominance thrived, the civil rights and new youth culture were born, the movie industry was purged of its political left and the rise of John Wayne embodied heroism. Analysing movies and media events, Hoberman delivers a history of the history of film.

About Jim Hoberman

One of the most highly respected film critics working today, J. Hoberman is the senior film critic for the "Village Voice." His thirtieth anniversary at the "Voice" was celebrated with a film series at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, and he received the Mel Novikoff Award at the 2008 San Francisco Film Festival. Hoberman is the author of "Bridge of Light"- "The Magic Hour"- "The Red Atlantis"- "Vulgar Modernism," which was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in criticism- "On Jack Smith's Flaming Creatures"- and "The Dream Life" (The New Press), among other books- he is the co-author, with Jonathan Rosenbaum, of "Midnight Movies." He has written for "Artforum," "Bookforum," the "London Review of Books," "The Nation," the "New York Review of Books," the "New York Times," and the "Virginia Quarterly Review," among other publications, and has taught cinema history at Cooper Union since 1990. He lives in New York.

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Author : Jim Hoberman
Publisher : The New Press
Data Published : 24 March 2011
ISBN : 1595580050
EAN : 9781595580054
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 432 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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