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Ideology, Emotion, and Aesthetic Pleasure

Todd Berliner

in Hollywood Aesthetic: Pleasure in American Cinema

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190658748
eISBN:
9780190658786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190658748.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, Criticism/Theory

Chapter 7 examines the ways in which a film’s ideological properties contribute to aesthetic pleasure when they intensify, or when they complicate, viewers’ cognitive and affective responses. The ... More


At Law: The Counselor

Vincent LoBrutto

in Ridley Scott: A Biography

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813177083
eISBN:
9780813177090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177083.003.0023
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Ridley Scott was an ardent admirer of noted author Cormac McCarthy. He had earlier come close to adapting one of McCarthy’s novels, Blood Meridian, but in the end found it difficult to translate to ... More


Crime Films during the Period of the Production Code Administration

Todd Berliner

in Hollywood Aesthetic: Pleasure in American Cinema

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190658748
eISBN:
9780190658786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190658748.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, Criticism/Theory

Chapter 8 demonstrates the ways in which ideological constraints in studio-era Hollywood shaped the aesthetic properties of an entire body of crime films, now commonly known as film noir. The ... More


Crusades and Romantic Comedy: Kingdom of Heaven and A Good Year

Vincent LoBrutto

in Ridley Scott: A Biography

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813177083
eISBN:
9780813177090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177083.003.0018
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Ridley Scott was interested in creating a film about the right action of knights, their ability to do the correct thing in any situation they encountered. Kingdom of Heaven, set during the Crusades, ... More


Coda

Petra Rau

in Our Nazis: Representations of Fascism in Contemporary Literature and Film

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748668649
eISBN:
9780748689149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748668649.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter examines the intertextual strategies and visual grammar of Quentin Tarantino’s alternative history film Inglourious Basterds which deals with the role the cinema in a successful plot to ... More


Reading the “Trans-” in Transatlantic Literature: On the “Female” within Three Negro Classics

C. Riley Snorton

in Black on Both Sides: A Racial History of Trans Identity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517901721
eISBN:
9781452958736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517901721.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Chapter 3 takes up the trans/gender implications of The Three Negro Classics, which is a compilation of Booker T. Washington’s Up from Slavery, W.E.B. Du Bois’ The Souls of Black Folk, and James ... More


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