Classic Hollywood, Classic Whiteness by Daniel Bernardi

By Daniel Bernardi

major students handle the myriad ways that America's attitudes approximately race expert the construction of Hollywood motion pictures from the Twenties throughout the Sixties. From the predominantly white famous person process to segregated mise-en-scènes, Hollywood motion pictures strengthened institutionalized racism. The individuals to this quantity research how assumptions approximately white superiority and coloured inferiority, and the politics of segregation and assimilation affected Hollywood's vintage interval.

Contributors: Eric Avila, UCLA; Aaron Baker, Arizona country U; Karla Rae Fuller, Columbia collage; Andrew Gordon, U of Florida; Allison Graham, U of Memphis; Sarah Madsen Hardy, Bryn Mawr; Joanne Hershfield, U of North Carolina; Arthur Knight, William and Mary; Gina Marchetti, U of Maryland; Gary W. McDonough; Chandra Mukerji, UC, San Diego; Martin F. Norden, U of Massachusetts; Brian O'Neil, U of Southern Mississippi; Roberta E. Pearson, Cardiff U; Marguerite H. Rippy, Marymount U; Nicholas Sammond; Beretta E. Smith-Shomade, U of Arizona; Peter Stanfield, Southampton Institute; Kelly Thomas; Herman Vera, U of Florida; Karen Wallace, U of Wisconsin, Oshkosh; Thomas E. Wartenberg, Mount Holyoke; Cindy Hing-Yuk Wong, university of Staten Island, CUNY; Geoffrey White, U of Hawai'i; and Jane Yi.

Daniel Bernardi is assistant professor within the division of Media Arts on the college of Arizona.

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