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eBook Contesting Identities: Sports in American Film ePub

by Aaron Baker

  • ISBN: 0252073541
  • Category: Performing Arts
  • Subcategory: Photo and Art
  • Author: Aaron Baker
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: University of Illinois Press; 1 edition (February 20, 2006)
  • Pages: 176
  • ePub book: 1789 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1120 kb
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  • Rating: 4.3
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In Contesting Identities Aaron Baker examines how these cinematic representations of sports and athletes have evolved over time-from The Pinch Hitter and Buster Keaton's College to White Men Can't Jump, Jerry Maguire, and Girlfight.

In Contesting Identities Aaron Baker examines how these cinematic representations of sports and athletes have evolved over time-from The Pinch Hitter and Buster Keaton's College to White Men Can't Jump, Jerry Maguire, and Girlfight. Baker shows that even as sports films tackle socially constructed identities such as class, race, ethnicity, sexuality, and gender, they ultimately underscore transcendence of these identities through self-reliance

In Contesting Identities Aaron Baker examines how these cinematic representations of sports and athletes .

In Contesting Identities Aaron Baker examines how these cinematic representations of sports and athletes have evolved over time - from The Pinch Hitter and Buster Keaton's College to White Men Can't Jump, Jerry Maguire, and Girlfight. He focuses on how identities have been constructed and transcended in American society since the early twentieth century. Whether depicting team or individual sports, these films return to that most American of themes, the master narrative of self-reliance.

In Contesting Identities Aaron Baker examines how these cinematic representations of sports and athletes .

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Contesting identities. sports in American film. Sports films, history, and identity. From second string to solo star : Hollywood and the black athlete. Published 2003 by University of Illinois Press in Urbana. Motion pictures, Sports in motion pictures. From he got game to we got next : gender in American sports films. A left/right combination : class and American boxing films. Includes bibliographical references (p. 149-156) and index.

Since the earliest days of the silent era, American filmmakers have been drawn to the visual spectacles of sports and their compelling narratives of conflict, triumph and individual achievement. In this text, Aaron Baker examines how these cinematic representations have evolved over time.