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In this revised and expanded edition of Film Nation, Robert Burgoyne analyzes films that give shape to the counternarrative that has emerged since 9/11-one that challenges the traditional myths of the American nation-state. The films examined here, Burgoyne argues, reveal the hidden underlayers of nation, from the first interaction between Europeans and Native Americans (The New World), to the clash of ethnic groups in nineteenth-century New York (Gangs of New York), to the haunting persistence of war in the national imagination (Flags of Our Fathers and Letters from Iwo Jima) and the impact of the events of 9/11 on American identity (United 93 and World Trade Center).

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780816642922
ISBN-10: 0816642923
Format: Paperback
Pages: 176
Imprint: University of Minnesota Press
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publish Date: 20-Mar-2010
Country of Publication: United States

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