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By Tommy Gustafsson

Swedish society underwent nice adjustments in the course of the first many years of the 1900s and the recent intake and leisure tradition got here lower than hearth. youngsters and youth—but additionally girls and the operating classes—become symbols of the forces breaking down conventional buildings and values. those teams have been additionally pointed out because the significant viewers for the hot movie medium. consequently, in the course of the silent period, movie tradition interacted with society at huge, filling the monitor with contradictory pictures of diverging masculinities and gender/ethnic family. in reality, movie tradition grew to become probably the most vital arenas the place new gender kinfolk might be articulated.
This ebook covers Swedish movie tradition during the Nineteen Twenties. it's the first in-depth exploration of Swedish silent movie tradition that is going past the small variety of canonized movies of the “Swedish Golden Age” which were mentioned as “art” for almost a hundred years. The examine relies on huge learn and takes all Swedish characteristic movies produced within the Nineteen Twenties under consideration, including numerous resource fabrics that come with fan and alternate magazines, manuscripts, censorship files, govt studies and a few 900 movie reviews.

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