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Evil Arabs in American Popular Film Orientalist Fear

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ISBN-10: 0292713428

ISBN-13: 9780292713420

Edition: 2006

Authors: Tim Jon Semmerling

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The author takes a timely look at American popular films made between 1973 and 2001 that use Arabs, their landscapes and their cultures as villains - and what these depictions of 'evil' Arabs reveal about American fears and insecurities.
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Book details

List price: $22.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 9/1/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 316
Size: 5.98" wide x 9.00" long x 0.80" tall
Weight: 1.122
Language: English

Preface: Ichthyoid Man: Arcimboldo's The Water (1566)
Introduction: Orientalist Fear
The Exorcist: Assault on American Confidence (1973)
Rollover: Assault on the American Economy (1981)
Black Sunday: The Loss of Frontier Heroism (1976)
Three Kings: Assault on Victory Culture (1999)
Rules of Engagement: Attack from the Multicultural Front (2000)
CNN's America Remembers: The "Real" Attack (2002)
Conclusion: The South Park Lesson and Orientalist Fear