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Refiguring American film genres

history and theory / ed. by N. Browne


Refiguring American film genres

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University of California Press

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xiv, 326 p.



Сведения о содержании:

Reusable packaging: generic products and the recycling process / Rick Altman -- Melodrama revised / Linda Williams -- World War II and the Hollywood "war film" / Thomas Schatz -- Lounge time: postwar crises and the chronotope of film noir / Vivian Sobchack -- "Democracy and burnt cork": the end of blackface, the beginning of civil rights / Michael Rogin -- Genre anxiety and racial representation in 1970s cinema / George Lipsitz -- Monster roundup: reintegrating the horror genre / David J. Russell -- "God bless juries!" / Carol J. Clover -- The genre of nature: ceremonies of innocence / Leo Braudy.


A collection of essays by American scholars examining fresh territory in genre film criticism. The contributors offer ways to think about types of films and patterns in films in a historical context. Included are essays on melodrama, race, "film noir" and the industrial context of genre production.

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