The Road Movie Book

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GENERAL INDEX

a
AIDS 63, 65, 305 n, 307-26, 327 n
Altman, Rick 91-4
American dream 2, 4, 55, 57-9, 66, 197-8
Araki, Gregg 103, 307-9, 312, 315, 317-19, 325, 330-2, 337
Astaire-Rogers musicals 92-3, 95-6, 101
automobiles see cars
Atkinson, Michael 1, 94, 207, 357

b
Barnard, Rita 6
Barrow, Clyde and Bonnie Parker 72-3, 76, 78, 80-1, 86 n- 7 n, 93
Baudrillard, Jean 1, 207, 210, 241, 250, 268 n, 364, 366
Beats, the 151-4, 156, 254
Beatty, Warren 9, 76, 78-9, 100
Bellour, Raymond 92
Benchley, Robert 119-20
Berkeley, Busby 94-5, 103
Bhabha, Homi 182
bikers see motorcycles
Boesky, Ivan 209-10
Brooks, Albert 34, 44 n, 213, 215
Bruno, Giuliana 355-6
buddy movie 6, 8-11, 13-14, 53, 62-3, 93, 143, 145, 165, 172, 204-6, 215-27, 237, 308, 333, 343 ;
see also couples
Bush, George 179, 205, 326
Butler, Judith 300

c
capitalism 3-4, 13, 19, 31, 43 n, 71, 73-4, 76, 78-80, 84-6, 87 n- 8 n, 89 n, 186, 204-5, 208, 214-16, 220, 223, 226, 247, 250, 252-3, 255, 263, 266, 307, 322, 352, 367 ;
see also economics;
money
Capra, Frank 6, 18-19, 21-4, 26, 28-9, 32, 39, 41 n- 3 n
car radios 33, 56, 61, 93, 101-2, 174
cars 1-2, 8, 12, 22, 60-1, 64, 75-6, 93-4, 99, 102, 127-8, 172, 175, 180, 194, 207, 210-12, 214-16, 219, 221, 223-4, 237-8, 242-3, 253-4, 256-8, 264, 309-11, 341, 343, 362-3, 366-7 ;
accidents 7, 103, 195-7, 240, 364 ;
opposed to horses 3, 22, 60-1, 66, 93, 190 ;
as panoptic bubble 357-8, 361 ;
specific models 11, 67, 68 n, 88 n, 130, 138, 143, 145, 148-9, 152, 154, 156, 158-60, 169-70, 211, 219, 227 n, 257, 261, 268 n, 294, 304 n
Carter, Paul 253, 261
celebrity 83-4, 91, 99-101, 103, 130-2, 135
Ching, Barbara 6
Clarens, Carlos 93, 106 n
class 5-6, 12, 19, 22, 28, 30, 34, 79, 87 n, 105 n, 114, 125, 131-2, 140, 166-7, 188, 213, 216-18, 221, 239-40, 243-4, 247, 277-8, 300, 356, 360-1, 366
Clover, Carol 96, 105 n
coffee shops see diners

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  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Plates ix
  • Introduction 1
  • Works Cited 14
  • Part I - Mapping Boundaries 15
  • 1 - “hitler Can't Keep 'Em That Long” 17
  • 2 - Western Meets Eastwood 45
  • 3 - Mad Love, Mobile Homes, and Dysfunctional Dicks 70
  • Notes 86
  • Works Cited 89
  • 4 - On the Run and on the Road 90
  • Works Cited 107
  • Part II - American Roads 111
  • 5 - Almost like Being at Home 113
  • 6 - Wanderlust and Wire Wheels 143
  • 7 - Exposing Intimacy in Russ Meyer's Motorpsycho! and Faster Pussycat! Kill! Kill! 165
  • 8 - The Road to Dystopia 179
  • Works Cited 202
  • 9 - Fear of Flying 204
  • Notes 227
  • Works Cited 228
  • Part III - Alternative Routes 231
  • 10 - The Nation, the Body, and the Autostrada 233
  • 11 - “we Don't Need to Know the Way Home” 249
  • 12 - Hom E and Away 271
  • 13 - Race on the Road 287
  • 14 - Revitalizing the Road Genre 307
  • 15 - My Own Private Idaho and the New Queer Road Movies 330
  • 16 - Disassociated Masculinities and Geographies of the Road 349
  • Index of Films 371
  • General Index 375
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