Hollywood's Indian: The Portrayal of the Native American in Film

Peter C. Rollins


Hollywood's Indian: The Portrayal of the Native American in Film

Hollywood's Indian: The Portrayal of the Native American in Film

  • Title: Hollywood's Indian: The Portrayal of the Native American in Film
  • Author: Peter C. Rollins
  • ISBN: 9780813190778
  • Page: 125
  • Format: Paperback



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 essayOffering 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.


Recent Comments "Hollywood's Indian: The Portrayal of the Native American in Film"

Wonderful book with several key essays that discuss the role that Native Americans have played in film, to date. Covers the "John Ford Early Western" era, then moves on to discuss the "Revisionist Western" era, and even talks about Smoke Signals and "Contemporary American Indian Film" that is made by, for, and with all Natives. Really great information. This is a book that I've come back to again and again, in whole and in part, for film studies. The essay on "Going Indian" inDances with Wolves [...]

A very good book especially for fans of film and Native America. Some will be surprised by the details and significance of some of the facts in this book. Some won't. For others its a sigh of relief knowing that you weren't the only one to see some of the things discussed in this book. Being validated for your own dislike or skepticism of popular American films such as Last of the Mohicans and Dances with Wolves. Some films discussed in this book may also be new to you. Have fun reading this boo [...]

This book should be renamed as Hollywood's Indian: The Portrayal of the Native American Male in Film.

Captivating - probably not a good choice for review this word: Captive


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