|American Film Cycles : Reframing Genres, Screening Social Problems, and Defining Subcultures
|Year of Publication
|Klein, Amanda Ann
|Number of Pages
|University of Texas Press
Exploring how political sentiments, popular desires, and social anxieties have been reflected in movies from the Dead End Kids serial to the ghetto action flicks of the 1990s, this book offers the first full-length study of the American film cycle and its relation to film genres and contemporary social issues.