The Best Years of Our Lives by Sarah KozloffThe Best Years of Our Lives by Sarah Kozloff

The Best Years of Our Lives

bySarah Kozloff

Paperback | May 11, 2011

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Sarah Kozloff's study of William Wyler's drama about three Servicemen struggling to adapt to civilian life on their return home after World War II addresses the Best Years' status as a 'social problem' film depicting class divisions and the psychological effects of war, as well as its reception history and contemporary relevance.
SARAH KOZLOFF is ?Professor in the Department of Film, on the William R. Kenan, Jr. Chair, at Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY, USA. She is the author of a number of books, including Overhearing Film Dialogue (2000) and Invisible Storytellers: Voice-Over Narration in American Fiction Film (1988).
Title:The Best Years of Our LivesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 7.48 × 5.31 × 0.31 inPublished:May 11, 2011Publisher:British Film InstituteLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1844573265

ISBN - 13:9781844573264

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.- Introduction.- 1 Historical Context.- 2 Production History.- 3 Reception.- 4 Aesthetics.- 5 Best Years' Thematic Connotations.- Afterword.- Notes.- Credits.- Select Bibliography.