Teen Movies: Classroom Resources (paperback) – Rob McInnes

52pp   £22.50   ISBN: 978-1-903663-87-5   2008

 

‘Teen movies’ have been massively popular with their target audience for half a century yet they remain among the most unexamined, in large part due to their unpretentiousness, but also because the genre itself is contested – just what is a ‘teen movie’?

In these Classroom Resources author Rob McInnes explores the social, institutional, economic, cultural and political contexts of the genre from the 1950s to the present day – from Rebel Without a Cause (1955) to American Pie (1999) – which reflects recent Media/Film Studies specifications to study genres as part of a more integrated study of cultural theories and movements. These Resources reflect the structure of the accompanying Teacher’s Guide and provide accessible exercises and tasks for this most student-friendly of topics.


Contents
Teen Movies and Genre
The 1950s
The 1960s
The 1970s
The 1980s
The 1990s-Present
Producing a Teen Movie

 

 

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