Acknowledgements

I would like to thank Mark Jancovich for his encouragement and unfailing generosity, and to colleagues at the University of Derby and the University of Nottingham for sharing thoughts and memories throughout this project, specifically Neil Campbell, Dave Holloway, Alasdair Kean, Simon Philo, Sharon Monteith, Julian Stringer and Peter Ling. My thanks go to all the contributors, to everyone at Manchester University Press and, most of all, to Claire who with great patience let me tap away...

Notes on contributors

Robert Burgoyne is Professor of Film and English at Wayne State University. His work centres on questions of history, memory, and film. He is the author of Film Nation Hollywood Looks at U.S. History (Minnesota University Press, 1997), Bertolucci's 1900 A Narrative and Historical Analysis (Wayne State University Press, 1991) and is co-author of New Vocabularies in Film Semiotics (Routledge, 1992). Neil Campbell is Head of American Studies at the University of Derby. His recent publications as...