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Title The films of Clint Eastwood : critical perspectives / edited by Matt Wanat and Leonard Engel.

Publication Info. Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2018.

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Description 1 online resource (xii, 274 pages)
Bibliography Includes filmography: pages 257-259.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction by Matt Wanat and Leonard Engel; Chapter One. The Eiger Sanction by Mark Maynard; Chapter Two. Forced into Heroism by Edward Lamberti; Chapter Three. Why are We Stuck in Low-Earth Orbit? by W.D. Phillips; Chapter Four. Empowering the Victim by Raymond Foery; Chapter Five. Manufactured in America by Craig Rinne; Chapter Six. The Real War that Got Into the Movies by John Streamas; Chapter Seven. Captain of My Soul by John M. Gourlie.
Chapter Eight. Cultural Hero-Systems in Shane, Gran Torino, and American Sniper by Glenda PritchettChapter Nine. â#x80;#x9C;Life Takers and Heart Breakersâ#x80;#x9D;: Moral Injury in Clint Eastwoodâ#x80;#x99;s War Films by Kathleen Brown and Brett Westbrook; Chapter Ten. Another Fistful by David Buchanan; Chapter Eleven. The Legend by Landon Lutrick; Chapter Twelve. With Some Trepidation, I Suggested that We See American Sniper Together by Dennis Rothermel; Chapter Thirteen. American Sniper and the Critics by Leonard Engel.
Chapter Fourteen. â#x80;#x9C;The First Cut Is the Most Important Cutâ#x80;#x9D;: An Interview with Joel Cox by Paul SeydorAfterword by Drucilla Cornell; Filmography; Contributors; Index.
Summary As a collection, these essays show that none of these themes account for Eastwood's entire vision, which is multifaceted and often contradictory, dramatizing complex issues in powerful, character-driven narratives.
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Subject Eastwood, Clint, 1930- -- Criticism and interpretation.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Added Author Wanat, Matt, 1973- editor.
Engel, Leonard, 1936- editor.
Other Form: Print version: Films of Clint Eastwood. Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2018 9780826359520 (DLC) 2017049040
ISBN 9780826359537 (electronic book)
0826359531 (electronic book)
9780826359520 (hardcover)