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American Film Cycles: Reframing Genres, Screening Social Problems, and Defining Subcultures

Amanda KleinAmerican Film Cycles: Reframing Genres, Screening Social Problems, and Defining Subcultures. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2011.

https://utpress.utexas.edu/books/kleame

Description

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.

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The Battle of Words: Orature as Women’s Resistance Tool to the Challenges of Polygamy in Contemporary Wolof Society.

Marame Gueye. “The Battle of Words: Orature as Women’s Resistance Tool to the Challenges of Polygamy in Contemporary Wolof Society.” African Women Writing Resistance. Ed. Jennifer Browdy de Hernandez et al. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2010. 149-166.

https://uwpress.wisc.edu/books/4738.htm

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The Americanization/Westernization of Jackie Chan: Shanghai Noon as Model Minority Discourse.

Su-Ching Huang. “The Americanization/Westernization of Jackie Chan: Shanghai Noon as Model Minority Discourse.” Moving Migration: Narrative Transformations in Asian American Literature. Ed. Johanna C. Kardux and Doris Einsiedel. Contributions to Asian American Literary Studies. Berlin: LIT Verlag, 2010. 117-38.

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