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Dances With Wolves

Author : Michael Blake
ISBN : 9780988997424
Genre : Fiction
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Ordered to hold an abandoned army post, John Dunbar found himself alone, beyond the edge of civilization. Thievery and survival soon forced him into the Indian camp, where he began a dangerous adventure that changed his life forever. Relive the adventure and beauty of the incredible movie, DANCES WITH WOLVES. Set in 1863, the novel follows Lieutenant John Dunbar on a magical journey from the ravages of the Civil War to the far reaches of the imperiled American frontier, a frontier he naively wants to see "before it is gone". His posting to a desolate and deserted outpost is the springboard for contact with the lords of the southern plains... the Comanche. Though he does not speak their language, has no know-ledge of their customs, and is considered a trespasser, Lieutenant Dunbar finds himself intrigued by the exotic and alien culture of the buffalo-hunting people of the plains. A simple desire to know more about his wild neighbors ignites a great adventure of transformation that culminates with the emergence of a different kind of man... a man called Dances With Wolves.
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Dances With Wolves

Author : Michael Blake
ISBN : 9780972475303
Genre : Comanche Indians
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Lieutenant John Dunbar arrived at Fort Sedgewick anxious to be a good U.S. soldier. Instead, he found himself charmed by the Comanche people and, before he knew it, became one of them, loving an Indian woman and going by a new name, Dances with Wolves. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
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Dances With Wolves

Author : Kevin Costner
ISBN : 1557041210
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Depicts the making of the film "Dances With Wolves." Includes the screenplay, features about Plains Indians culture, and information on the historical background.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Multiculturalism Postcoloniality And Transnational Media

Author : Ella Shohat
ISBN : 0813532353
Genre : Performing Arts
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Reflecting academic interests in nation, race, gender, sexuality and other axes of identity, this text gathers these concerns under the same umbrella, contending that these issues must be discussed in relation to each other because communities, societiesand nations do not exist autonomously.
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Maurice Shadbolt S Season Of The Jew And Michael Blake S Dances With Wolves

Author : Oliver Steinert-Lieschied
ISBN : 9783640534128
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Seminar paper from the year 2005 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Literature, grade: 2,5, University of Gottingen, course: Literature of New Zealand, 19 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: Title: The Concept of the Noble / Ignoble Savage in 20th Century New World Novels: Maurice Shadbolt's Season Of The Jew and Michael Blake's Dances With Wolves Confrontation of civilized Europeans with foreign primitive" peoples has mostly been disatvantageous for the latter. The easiest way to deal with the strangeness of indigenous people was to regard them in a stereotypical way. Stereotypes such as the noble" and the ingnoble savage" were used to deprive such cultures of their humanity and to justify colonization and genocide. These stereotypes also found their way into European literature. In this work, I will analyze how the authors Maurice Shadbolt and Michael Blake deal with such stereotypes in their novels, Season Of The Jew and Dances With Wolves, respectively. I chose to compare these novels because they have many similarities but on the other hand also enough differences to make them an interesting comparison. Both novels are considered to be historical novels but there are some differences in the dealing with stereotypes, which I consider to be an important aspect of historical novels in general. Firstly, I will draw an outline of the history of the terms noble" and ignoble savage" and then make a concise definition of the terms. The next step will be a short book portrait of both novels in order to compare them to each other. In the main part of this work I will analyze how the concepts of the noble savage" and he ignoble savage" are dealt with in both novels. This will be done in consideration of various aspects which before have been presented in the definition of the terms. Exctract from the main text: d)Behaviour And Further Criteria One thing which astonished many European travellers was the missing idea of"
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Beyond The Stars Themes And Ideologies In American Popular Film

Author : Paul Loukides
ISBN : 0879727012
Genre : Performing Arts
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The essays in Beyond the Stars 5 examine a small but important sample of the conventional themes and ideologies treated in popular film. Among the topics covered are family, social class, gender roles, politics, warfare, hedonism, and the 1960s.
Category: Performing Arts

The Historical Epic And Contemporary Hollywood

Author : James Russell
ISBN : 0826427995
Genre : Performing Arts
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The Historical Epic in Contemporary Hollywood seeks to document and explain a recent revival of historical epic films in Hollywood. Rather than relying on abstract theoretical approaches, James Russell employs empirical historical techniques to explore how industrial conditions, and the agendas of key directors, writers and producers, led to the increased production of historical epics such as Dances With Wolves (1990), Titanic (1997), Gladiator (2000) and The Passion of the Christ (2004). The book begins by exploring the careers of filmmakers like Steven Spielberg, James Cameron and Mel Gibson during the 1990s. Russell looks in detail at their agendas, the production of their films, and at the content of the films themselves. As the book progresses, he goes on to address the activities of the major studios, in terms of production and marketing, and looks at changing industrial conditions, such as the emergence of DVD. Finally, Russell examines social trends, particularly increasing levels of religious commitment and political division in America. The Historical Epic in Contemporary Hollywood, which has been thoroughly researched in archival collections in Los Angeles and New York, deliberately focuses on the activities of individuals working in the Hollywood film industry - the result is an original and interesting account of the ways that contemporary epic films get made, and speak to modern audiences. Ultimately, the book argues that historical epics reappeared in the 1990s partly as a result of changing industrial conditions, but mainly because a generation of filmmakers, all born during the so-called 'baby boom,' began to seek out meaningful ways of passing on historical knowledge to younger generations as they grew older. The epics released in the 1950s and 1960s, when Spielberg, Cameron, et al, were children constitute a key reference point in this process of renewal and reinvention in Hollywood.
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Hollywood S Indian

Author : Peter Rollins
ISBN : 0813190770
Genre : Performing Arts
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Offering both in-depth analyses of specific films and overviews of the industry's output, Hollywood's Indian provides insightful characterizations of the depiction of the Native Americans in film. This updated edition includes a new chapter on Smoke Signals , the groundbreaking independent film written by Sherman Alexie and directed by Chris Eyre. Taken as a whole the essays explore the many ways in which these portrayals have made an impact on our collective cultural life.
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Dakota Epic

Author : Bill Markley
ISBN : 9780595195213
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Kevin Costner's award-winning film, Dances With Wolves was first released in 1990. Dakota Epic is a first-hand account of the filming from an extra's viewpoint. Bill Markley, a reenactor on the set, kept a journal during the filming. "When I was selected to be in Dances With Wolves, I had no movie or reenacting experience, so everything was new to me." From a rookie's viewpoint, Bill takes us into the world of movie-making and reenacting. Experience the filming of the opening Civil War scenes. Visit the "frontier" at Ft. Hays. And be with the Lakota and cavalry at the concluding Search for Dunbar. This is a rousing, humorous look behind the scenes of movie-making. The illustrations were created by Jim Hatzell, a reenactor and artist who drew a wide variety of sketches while on the set. Bill and Jim have worked together to develop a unique view of life on the Dances With Wolves film set. If you have ever wondered what the background people were doing and thinking during and between filming, then this is the book for you. You will never view the people in a film"s background quite the same after reading this book.
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Epic Records Soundtracks

Author : Source Wikipedia
ISBN : 1230809775
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 27. Chapters: Blue Streak (soundtrack), Dances with Wolves (soundtrack), Days of Thunder (soundtrack), Forrest Gump (soundtrack), Forrest Gump - Original Motion Picture Score, Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (soundtrack), Godzilla: The Album, Hard Country (album), Immortal (Michael Jackson album), Judgment Night (soundtrack), Michael Jackson's This Is It (album), On the Loose (EP), Piledriver: The Wrestling Album 2, Poetic Justice (soundtrack), Really Rosie, Rush Hour 2 (soundtrack), Singles (soundtrack), Slam (soundtrack), The Fantastic Plastic Machine (soundtrack), The Goonies: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, The Great White Hype (soundtrack), The Pick of Destiny, True Lies, Woo (soundtrack), You Got Served (soundtrack). Excerpt: The Music That Inspired the Movie Michael Jackson's This Is It (or simply This Is It) is a posthumous two-disc soundtrack album by American recording artist Michael Jackson. Released by Epic Records on October 26, 2009, This Is It features previously released music, as well as six previously unreleased recordings by Michael Jackson. This Is It was released to coincide with the theatrical release of Michael Jackson's This Is It, a concert film documenting Michael Jackson's rehearsals for the This Is It concert series at London's O2 Arena. This Is It is the sixth album to be released by Sony and Motown/Universal since Michael Jackson's death in June 2009. This Is It debuted at number one in fourteen countries, including the United States, Canada, Japan, Italy and France. Aside from charting at number 11 in Finland, This Is It peaked within the top 10 of the charts in other nations. This Is It has been certified Gold, Platinum, and twice-Platinum in multiple countries. This Is It was the twelfth best selling album of 2009 in the United States and the third best selling album of 2009 based on...
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