Overlooking the Self: ‘The Shining’ as an allegory of American Imperialism

John Capo

John Capo is a writer and director from New York. He has written a feature film, a two-hour television pilot and several short films. He is also a graduate of the Theater Arts and Film program at SUNY Purchase.

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  1. Laila D. says:

    The Americans ARE those REclassified as Black/African American

  2. CMarshall says:

    Well said.

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