A Companion to Martin Scorsese

Author(s): Aaron Baker
Original Publish Date: Aug 12, 2014
Product Number: EB00582632
Released: Oct 01, 2014
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118588369
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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A Companion to Martin Scorsese is a comprehensive collection of original essays assessing the career of one of America's most prominent contemporary filmmakers. -Contains contributions from prominent scholars in North America and Europe that use a variety of analytic approaches -Offers fresh interpretations of some of Scorsese's most influential films, including Mean Streets, Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, Goodfellas, Gangs of New York, and Hugo -Considers Scorsese's place within the history of American and world cinema; his work in relation to auteur theory; the use of popular music and various themes such as violence, ethnicity, religion, sexuality, gender, and race in his films, and more