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A Uniquely American EpicIntimacy and Action, Tenderness and Violence in Sam Peckinpah's The Wild Bunch$
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Michael Bliss

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9780813178141

Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: May 2020

DOI: 10.5810/kentucky/9780813178141.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

The Wild Bunch at Fifty

Chapter:
(p.1) Introduction
Source:
A Uniquely American Epic
Author(s):
Michael Bliss
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813178141.003.0001

The book’s introduction outlines the major reasons why The Wild Bunch is an important film, describes other films from the 1960s that acted as precedents for the film, and briefly tells the reader what the subsequent chapters in the book are concerned with.

Keywords:   The Wild Bunch, historical precedents, violence, Sam Peckinpah, Vietnam War

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