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Tunnel at the End of the Light Essays on Movies and Politics

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ISBN-10: 1941040721

ISBN-13: 9781941040720

Edition: 2017

Authors: Jim Shepard

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Given that most Americans proudly consider themselves non-political, where do our notions of collective responsibility come from? Why do we believe, for example, that our country always means well when intervening abroad?  And why do we defend that idea more fiercely than other nationalities?The Tunnel at the End of the Light argues that some of our most persistent and destructive assumptions, in that regard, might come from the movies. Shepard weaves close readings of film, cultural criticism, and personal essay to explore the ways in which movies work so ubiquitously to reflect how Americans think and act. He examines how we enter into conversations with specific genres and…    
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Book details

List price: $15.95
Copyright year: 2017
Publisher: Tin House Books, LLC
Publication date: 9/12/2017
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English