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Teen movies : American youth on screen /
Timothy Shary.
imprint
London ; New York : Wallflower, 2005.
description
125 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
ISBN
1904764495 (pbk.)
format(s)
Book
Holdings
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series title
imprint
London ; New York : Wallflower, 2005.
isbn
1904764495 (pbk.)
general note
"A Wallflower paperback"--T.p. verso.
catalogue key
5650842
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 113-118) and index.
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Summaries
Bowker Data Service Summary
'Teen Movies' is a detailed look at the depiction of teens on film, of the influence they have had in and on film and the different impact that they have had throughout film's history.
Main Description
Teen Movies: American Youth on Screen is a detailed look at the depiction of teens on film, of the influence they have had in and on film and the different impact that they have had throughout film's history. Timothy Shary looks at the development of the teen movie, the rebellion, the romance, the sex and the horror, up to the modern-day portrayal of ever-changing youth. Films studied include Rebel Without a Cause (1955), Rock Around the Clock (1956), The Breakfast Club (1985), Scream (1996) and American Pie (1999).
Main Description
Teen Movies: American Youth on Screen is a detailed look at the depiction of teens on film and its impact throughout film's history. Timothy Shary looks at the development of the teen movie -- the rebellion, the romance, the sex and the horror -- up to contemporary portrayals of ever-changing youth. Films studied include Rebel Without a Cause (1955), Splendor in the Grass (1961), Carrie (1976), The Breakfast Club (1985), and American Pie (1999).
Long Description
"Teen Movies: American Youth on Screen" is a detailed look at the depiction of teens on film and its impact throughout film's history. Timothy Shary looks at the development of the teen movie -- the rebellion, the romance, the sex and the horror -- up to contemporary portrayals of ever-changing youth. Films studied include "Rebel Without a Cause" (1955), "Splendor in the Grass" (1961), "Carrie" (1976), "The Breakfast Club" (1985), and "American Pie" (1999).
Table of Contents
Acknowledgements
Introduction
The Teen Film in its Infancy, 1895-1948
The Teen Film Matures, 1949-1967
Youth Film Rebels, 1968-1979
Teen Cinema is Reborn in Abundance, 1978-1995
The Teen Film Takes on a New Century, 1994-2004
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Index
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