Reconstruction Vol. 7, No. 3, 2007
Transgressing the Frontier: Modernity, American Ideology, and Cinema

Guest Editor: Bennett Huffman




Bennett Huffman, "Transgressing the Frontier: Modernity, American Ideology, and Cinema"



Martin Flanagan, "Re-Making Time: Chronotopes of the West in Lone Star (1996) and The Searchers (1956)"

tyler lorey adams, "The Geography of Frontier"

Deborah Shaw, "Robert Rodriguez's Mexicans in Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003)"

Mike Taormina, "Breaking Bonds in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) and Fight Club (1999)"

Todd Comer, "Pacifism as Ideological Complicity in The Big Lebowski (1998)"

Markus Rheindorf, "The Line Must be Drawn Here: The Body as the Final Frontier in Science Fiction Films of the 1990s"

Anthony Enns, "A Name in Search of a Disease: Illness and Identity in Todd Haynes' Safe (1995)"

Marc Ouellette, "'Everybody Else Ain't Your Father': Reproducing Masculinity in Cinematic Sports, 1975-2000"

Cheryl Greene, "S for Scopic: Wellesian Myths of the Border and White Female Beauty"

Zach Saltz, "A History Without Lightning: African American Image in Early Cinema, 1895-1915"


Review Essay

D. Bruno Starrs, "The Authentic Aboriginal Voice in Rolf de Heer's 'Ten Canoes' (2006)"



Anton Karl Kozlovic on Vincent LoBrutto's Becoming Film Literate: The Art and Craft of Motion Picture

Alan Clinton on Hikaru Yamashita's Humanitarian Space and International Politics: The Creation of Safe Areas

Alan Clinton on Hedwig Gorski and Joy Cole's Intoxication: Heathcliff on Powell Street

Darren Jorgensen on Rex Butler's Slavoj Zizek: Live Theory


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