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The Death Penalty in American Cinema - 
      Yvonne Kozlovsky-Golan
    
      Yvonne Koslovsky-Golan

The Death Penalty in American Cinema

Criminality and Retribution in Hollywood Film

; Yvonne Koslovsky-Golan

This book examines the encounter between the legal history of the death penalty in America and its cinematic representations, through a comprehensive narrative and historical view of films dealing with this genre, from the silent era to the present. Les mer
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This book examines the encounter between the legal history of the death penalty in America and its cinematic representations, through a comprehensive narrative and historical view of films dealing with this genre, from the silent era to the present.
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Forlag: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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Språk: Engelsk
Sider: 288
ISBN: 9781780763330
Format: 23 x 16 cm
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SERIE:
VURDERING
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Introduction
Chapter 1 Law, Fiction and Death
Introduction: Criminality and Retribution in Hollywood Film
Silent Film: The Death Penalty as a Social Problem and as Popular Entertainment
Censorship and Manipulation: The Difficult Years
The Golden Age of Legal Cinema
...And Justice for All: Legal Cinema since the 1960s

Chapter 2 The Death Penalty in the United States
Historical Aspects of Culture, Society and Law
Progress and Creativity in the Service of Death
A Living Penalty: How Much Longer?

Chapter 3 A Cinematic Window to Problems Concerning the Death Penalty
Legal Controversy as a Cinematic Event
A Particularly Subjective Objectivity: The Jury Problem
Strange Fruit
The Mentally Retarded and the Mentally Ill on Death Row
Old Enough to Die
Forbidden Relationships
Technological and Procedural Innovation in the Service of Death

Chapter 4 Death Becomes Them: Women on the Gallows
2.1.The Winning Formula: Women, Gallows, Camera
Off with Their Heads: Politics, Monarchy, and Religion
Female Spies and Patriotism in Film
From the Gallows Chamber to Iconic Status
Between Drama and Musical Comedy: Life (and Death) as a Circus
Chair of the Graduate Program in Culture and Film Studies at Haifa University's Faculty of the Humanities.