By Gordon Arnold
Providing an in depth historic evaluation of lively movie and tv within the usa over greater than a century, this ebook examines animation in the U.S. movie and tv in addition to within the broader sociocultural context.
• files the evolution of U.S. animation, from its origins in newspaper cartooning initially of the 20 th century to the electronic creations of the overdue twentieth century and beyond
• unearths social impact on animation throughout background, together with problems with race and gender
• Identifies a brand new preoccupation of the yank public with animation and reconsiders well known lively motion pictures and television indicates during this light
• Discusses significant figures, issues, and studios fascinated with the creation of yankee lively movie and television
• Identifies significant achievements and controversies within the background of animation within the United States
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Animation and the American Imagination: A Brief History by Gordon Arnold