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Getriebene Melancholiker 9783631578858

Getriebene Melancholiker

Helden - Körper - Action in Hollywood

ISBN-10: 3631578857
ISBN-13: 9783631578858
PUBLISHER: Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
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Product Description: Immer wieder totgesagt – doch auch die aufw#65533;ndigsten special effects k#65533;nnen den Actionhelden nicht ersetzen. Seine spektakul#65533;ren K#65533;rperinszenierungen wei#65533; der Actionfilm wie kein anderes Genre zu unersch#65533;pflichen Heldentypologien zu verdichten. Die US-amerikanische Tradition des man of action scheint ungebrochen und bestimmt dar#65533;ber hinaus die K#65533;rperdebatten der gegenw#65533;rtigen Gender-Theorien. Mit Prototypen wie Sylvester Stallone und Arnold Schwarzenegger hat Hollywood den action man gar als eine Art Nationalk#65533;rper institutionalisiert. Dieses Buch wirft einen transdisziplin#65533;ren Blick auf die kinematographische Konstruktion dieser – vielfach gebrochenen – Heldenk#65533;rper, stellt dabei Prozesse der Geschlechtermelancholie ins Zentrum der Betrachtung und hinterfragt etablierte Positionen der Geschlechterforschung und Filmwissenschaft. Wo die von Stallone und Schwarzenegger verk#65533;rperten Helden ein ebenso heikles wie komplexes Spiegelverh#65533;ltnis von Prozessen nationaler Identit#65533;tsbildung illustrieren, stellt sich von Neuem die Frage: Was treibt den Actionhelden an? Und welche kulturellen Integrationsleistungen vollbringt der Actionfilm? Diese Studie gibt originelle und #65533;berzeugende Antworten.

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PAGES: 262
CATEGORY: Psychology, Science, Social Science

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