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The films of James Cameron : critical essays

Author: Matthew Kapell; Stephen McVeigh
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2011.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: James Cameron; James Cameron
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Kapell; Stephen McVeigh
ISBN: 9780786462797 0786462795
OCLC Number: 939684365
Description: 229 p.
Contents: Introduction: persistence of visions-approaching the films of James Cameron / Stephen McVeigh and Matthew Wilhelm Kapell --
Surveying James Cameron's reluctant political commentaries: 1984-2009 / Stephen McVeigh and Matthew Wilhelm Kapell --
Fighting the history wars on the big screen: from The terminator to Avatar / Ace G. Pilkington --
"She's a goddam liar": perspectives on the truth in Aliens and Titanic / Andrew B.R. Elliott --
Art, image and spectacle in high concept cinema / Bruce Isaacs --
"You have to look with better eyes than that": a filmmaker's ambivalence to technology / Elizabeth Rosen --
"So what's your story?" morphing myths and feminizing archetypes from The terminator to Avatar / Dean Conrad --
Between Aliens and Avatar: mapping the shifting terrain of the struggle for women's rights / Elisa Narminio and Matthew Wilhelm Kapell --
Terminators, Aliens, and Avatars: the emergence of archetypal homosexual themes in a filmmaker's imagination / Roger Kaufman --
"I see you": colonial narratives and the act of seeing in Avatar / John James and Tom Ue --
Gonzalo Guerrero and the Maya resistance to the Spanish Conquistadors: a sixteenth century "Avatar" of Avatar / C. Scott Littleton --
Conclusion: seeing the films of James Cameron mythically / Matthew Wilhelm Kapell and Stephen McVeigh.
Responsibility: edited by Matthew Wilhelm Kapell and Stephen McVeigh.

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