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Frank Capra's Eastern Horizons - 
      Elizabeth Rawitsch

Frank Capra's Eastern Horizons

American Identity and the Cinema of International Relations

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This innovative book offers a startlingly fresh perspective on one of the most iconic figures in American film history.
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Forlag: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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Språk: Engelsk
Sider: 264
ISBN: 9781780768694
Format: 23 x 16 cm
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Acknowledgments

Introduction. Mr. Capra Goes to China? The Far East, Authorship, and National Ideology

1. "Give Her Americanism": Frank Capra, National Ideology, and the Global Community

2. "Can You Be Both?" Race, Ethnicity, and National Identity in Capra's America, 1922-1961

3. "Where the Fruit Trees Look Like Women and the Women Look Like Fruit Trees": The Bitter Tea of General Yen and the Blurring of the East/West Binary

4. "Sometimes He Calls It Utopia": Lost Horizon and the Politics of Imperialism

5. "A Free World and a Slave World": The Fractured Far East in The Battle of China and Know Your Enemy: Japan

6. "Tahiti? Inside Me?" Frank Capra, South Sea Exoticism, and American Domesticity

Conclusion. Mapping a "United States of the World": Authorship and the Cinema of International Relations

Notes
Filmography
Bibliography
Index
Elizabeth Rawitsch received her PhD in Film, Television, and Media Studies from the University of East Anglia, UK. Her research on classical Hollywood film, national identity and American popular culture has appeared in The Journal of Popular Film and Television and In Media Res .