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Embodying Mexico: Tourism, Nationalism & Performance

Ruth Hellier-Tinoco

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195340365
eISBN:
9780199896998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340365.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Dance

The book reveals how the Dance of the Old Men and Night of the Dead of Lake Pátzcuaro act as icons of Mexico and Mexicanness. Covering a ninety-year period from the postrevolutionary era of the 1920s ... More


Introduction

Ruth Hellier-Tinoco

in Embodying Mexico: Tourism, Nationalism & Performance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195340365
eISBN:
9780199896998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340365.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Dance

This chapter introduces the central notion that Mexico and Mexicanness are constructs, shaped and performed through multiple modes for interfacing nationalist and tourist agendas. Establishing the ... More


Modernism, Nostalgia and the Hollywood Renaissance

Paul Grainge, Mark Jancovich, and Sharon Monteith

in Film Histories: An Introduction and Reader

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619061
eISBN:
9780748670888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619061.003.0018
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses films inspired by internal conflicts in the United States during the late 1960s and early 1970s, as divisions between young and old, black and white, and left and right became ... More


A Director and his Traditions

Tony Williams

in The Cinema of George A. Romero: Knight of the Living Dead

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231173551
eISBN:
9780231850759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173551.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines George A. Romero's traditions as a filmmaker. Romero was hailed as the director of Night of the Living Dead (1968), a film popularly associated with initiating the gore and ... More


From Night to Survival: Nihilism and the Living Dead

John Marmysz

in Cinematic Nihilism: Encounters, Confrontations, Overcomings

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474424561
eISBN:
9781474438421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424561.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter scrutinizes the structure of George Romero’s Living Dead films in light of Friedrich Nietzsche’s distinction between passive and active nihilism. The films analysed include Night of the ... More


American Independent Horror

Bryan Turnock

in Studying Horror Cinema

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325895
eISBN:
9781800342460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325895.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter assesses the emergence of American independent horror, looking at George A. Romero's Night of the Living Dead (1968). By the mid-1960s, the traditional Hollywood studio system was ... More


Fight the Dead, Fear the Living: Night of the Living Dead ()

Mathias Clasen

in Why Horror Seduces

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190666507
eISBN:
9780190666545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190666507.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

George A. Romero’s Night of the Living Dead (1968) depicts the futile attempts of a group of people to survive a zombie outbreak by barricading themselves in a farm house. Romero’s film introduced ... More


Digital 3-D Horrors

Ray Zone

in 3-D Revolution: The History of Modern Stereoscopic Cinema

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813136110
eISBN:
9780813141183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136110.003.0031
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The first digital 3d horror films are analysed along with the technologies used to photograph and exhibit them. The suitability of horror films for 3D and the enduring appeal they perennially hold in ... More


Violence in Macbeth – ‘Steeped in blood …’

Rebekah Owens

in Macbeth

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325130
eISBN:
9781800342521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325130.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyses how William Shakespeare's Macbeth offered Roman Polanski scope for a realisation of the evil inherent in the human conditioning its setting of eleventh-century Scotland and the ... More


In the Basement: Shelter, Suburbia, and the Nuclear Family

David L. Pike

in Cold War Space and Culture in the 1960s and 1980s: The Bunkered Decades

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780192846167
eISBN:
9780191938528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192846167.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The home fallout shelter is an outsized presence in American culture around 1962 despite the fact that relatively few were actually built. There are a number of reasons this happened; the reason that ... More


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