America on Film (2nd ed.)

Representing Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality at the Movies

by Harry M. Benshoff, Sean Griffin

America on Film: Representing Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality in the Movies, 2nd Edition is a lively introduction to issues of diversity as represented within the American cinema.
  • Provides a comprehensive overview of the industrial, socio-cultural, and aesthetic factors that contribute to cinematic representations of race, class, gender, and sexuality
  • Includes over 100 illustrations, glossary of key terms, questions for discussion, and lists for further reading/viewing
  • Includes new case studies of a number of films, including Crash, Brokeback Mountain, and Quinceañera

  • Wiley; August 2011
  • ISBN: 9781444357592
  • Edition: 2
  • Read online, or download in secure ePub format
  • Title: America on Film
  • Author: Harry M. Benshoff; Sean Griffin
  • Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell

About The Author

Sean Griffin is Associate Professor of Cinema and Television at Southern Methodist University.

Harry M. Benshoff is Associate Professor of Radio, Television, and Film at the University of North Texas.