Memory and Popular Film
by Paul Grainge (ed.)
Publisher: Manchester University Press 2003
Number of pages: 272
'Memory and popular film' uses memory as a specific framework for the cultural study of film. Taking Hollywood as its focus, this timely book provides a sustained, interdisciplinary perspective on memory and film from early cinema to the present.
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