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The Ultimate Stallone Reader: Sylvester Stallone as Star, Icon, Auteur

edited by Chris Holmlund
Format
Book
Published
London : Wallflower Press, [2014]
Language
English
ISBN
9780231169813, 0231169817, 9780231169806, 0231169809, 9780231850643 (e-book)
Contents
  • Introduction : presenting Stallone/Stallone presents / Chris Holmlund
  • Staying alive : Stallone, authorship and contemporary Hollywood aesthetics / Paul Ramaeker
  • Logic is the cure, meet the disease : the melos of Cobra / Scott Higgins
  • I, of the tiger : self and self-obsession in the Rocky series / Eric Lichtenfeld
  • Stallone and Hollywood in transition / Mark Gallagher
  • Adventures in acting : Stallone the performer / Chris Holmlund
  • Stallone's stomach : Cop Land and the weight of actorly legitimisation / Paul McDonald
  • The Rocky effect : Sylvester Stallone as sport hero / Alexandra Keller & Frazer Ward
  • 'Who wouldn't want a body like that?' : masculinity, muscularity and male audiences for the films of Sylvester Stallone / Ian Huffer
  • Sylvester Stallone and John Rambo's trek across Asia : politics, performance and American empire / Gina Marchetti
  • Stallone, ageing and action authenticity / Yvonne Trasker.
Description
xiv, 286 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references, filmography (pages 263-276) and index.
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