JUMP CUT
A REVIEW OF CONTEMPORARY MEDIA

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A working-class hero is something to be: class in 70s U.S. cinema

 

Peter Steven

Peter Steven wrote about Saturday Night Fever for Jump Cut 23, in 1980.  More recently, he is the author of The No-Nonsense Guide to Global Media, 2nd edition (New Internationalist/Verso/Between the Lines, 2010); The News: A Groundwork Guide (Groundwood Books, 2010); and Canadian Media (Fernwood Publishing, 2011). He is Professor of Film Studies at Sheridan Institute of Technology and lives in Toronto.