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Film Genre Reader II

edited by Barry Keith Grant
Format
Book
Published
Austin : University of Texas Press, 1995.
Edition
1st ed
Language
English
ISBN
0292727771 (cloth : alk. paper), 029272778X (pbk. : alk. paper)
Contents
  • Genre / Andrew Tudor
  • Idea of genre in the American cinema / Edward Buscombe
  • A semantic/syntactic approach to film genre / Rick Altman
  • Genre films and the status quo / Judith Hess Wright
  • Social implications in the Hollywood genres / Jean-Loup Bourget
  • Ideology, genre, auteur / Robin Wood
  • "Cinema/ideology/criticism" revisited : the progressive genre / Barbara Klinger
  • Structural influence : new directions in film genre study / Thomas Schatz
  • Genre film : a classical experience / Thomas Sobchack
  • Experience and meaning in genre films / Barry Keith Grant
  • Genre and performance : an overview / Richard de Cordova
  • Film bodies : gender, genre, and excess / Linda Williams
  • Questions of genre / Steve Neale
  • Western (genre and movies) / Douglas Pye
  • Apes and essences : some sources of significance in the American gangster film / Edward Mitchell
  • Notes on film noir / Paul Schrader
  • Chinatown and generic transformation in recent American films / John G. Cawelti
  • Shoot-out at the genre corral : problems in the "evolution" of the western / Tag Gallagher
  • Bug in the rug : notes on the disaster genre / Maurice Yacowar
  • "Surge and splendor" : a phenomenology of the Hollywood historical epic / Vivian Sobchack
  • Children of the light / Bruce F. Kawin
  • Monsters from the id / Margaret Tarratt
  • Tales of sound and fury : observations on the family melodrama / Thomas Elsaesser
  • Screwball comedies : constructing romance, mystifying marriage / David R. Shumway
  • Redressing the "natural" : the temporary transvestite film / Chris Straayer
  • Friendly civilians : images of women and the feminization of the audience in Vietnam War films / Susan Jeffords
  • Self-reflexive musical and the myth of entertainment / Jane Feuer
  • Black gangster film / Mark A. Reid
  • North of Pittsburgh : genre and national cinema from a Canadian perspective / Jim Leach.
Description
xx, 581 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [495]-559) and index.
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