By Robert Eberwein,Aaron Baker,Rebecca Bell-Metereau,William Brown,Michael DeAngelis,Krin Gabbard,Chris Holmlund,Adam Knee,Christina Lane,Linda Mizejewski,James Morrison,Jerry Mosher
Scholars utilizing various important techniques discover how those motion picture stars' movies communicate to an elevated viewers knowledge of advances in feminism, new principles approximately masculinity, and the complicated political surroundings within the Age of Reagan. The essays display the diversity of those stars' contributions to such conversations in quite a few motion pictures, together with blockbusters and significant genres.
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Acting for America: Movie Stars of the 1980s (Star Decades: American Culture/American Cinema) by Robert Eberwein,Aaron Baker,Rebecca Bell-Metereau,William Brown,Michael DeAngelis,Krin Gabbard,Chris Holmlund,Adam Knee,Christina Lane,Linda Mizejewski,James Morrison,Jerry Mosher