The Hollywood “eastern”

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Articles (in pdf file format): 

The Wild East: Deconstructing the Language of Genre in the Hollywood Eastern


Prototypes, cultural salience, and cognitive identification in Hollywood’s eastern film genre


Film clips of easterns—examples of the “induction” (identity change):  (in Windows Media File format)--

Historical type:           Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

Historical doc:           A Dangerous Man (1996)

Sheik type:                The Sheik (1921)

Arabian Nights:          Thief of Bagdad (1940)

Foreign intrigue:         Four Feathers (1939)

Foreign intrigue:         Yank in Libya (1942)

Bricolage type:           The Man Who Knew Too Much (1953)




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