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Tough Ain't Enough : New Perspectives on the Films of Clint Eastwood - (Hardcover)

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Throughout his lengthy career as both an actor and a director, Clint Eastwood has appeared in virtually every major film genre and, at this point in his career, has emerged as one of America’s most popular, recognizable, and respected filmmakers. He also remains a controversial figure in the political landscape, often characterized as the most prominent conservative voice in mostly liberal Hollywood. At Eastwood’s late age, his critical success as actor and director, his combative willingness to confront serious cultural issues in his films, and his undeniable talent behind the camera all call for a new and comprehensive study that considers and contextualizes his multiple roles, both on and off screen. Tough Ain’t Enough offers readers a series of original essays by prominent cinema scholars that explore the actor-director’s extensive career. The result is a far-reaching and nuanced portrait of one of America’s most prolific and thoughtful filmmakers.  
Number of Pages: Vi, 224 pages :
Genre: Performing Arts
Sub-Genre: Film, Acting + Auditioning
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Rutgers Univ Pr
Book theme: History & Criticism
Language: English
Street Date: June 29, 2018
TCIN: 53704345
UPC: 9780813586021
Item Number (DPCI): 248-46-8639
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