Film genre

by Barry Keith Grant | 31 March 2007
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Category: Films Cinema & DVD
This is a concise evaluation of film genre, discussing genre theory and sample analyses of the western, science fiction, the musical, horror, comedy, and the thriller. It introduces the topic in an accessible way and includes sections on the principles of studying and understanding "the idea of genre"; genre and popular culture; the narrative and stylistic conventions of specific genres; the relations of genres to culture and history, race, gender, sexuality, class and national identity; and the complex relations between genre and authorship. Case studies include: 42nd Street , Pennies from Heaven , Red River , All That Heaven Allows , Night of the Living Dead , Die Hard , Little Big Man , Blue Steel , and Posse .
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This is a concise evaluation of film genre, discussing genre theory and sample analyses of the western, science fiction, the musical, horror, comedy, and the thriller. It introduces the topic in an accessible way and includes sections on the principles of studying and understanding "the idea of genre"; genre and popular culture; the narrative and stylistic conventions of specific genres; the relations of genres to culture and history, race, gender, sexuality, class and national identity; and the complex relations between genre and authorship. Case studies include: 42nd Street , Pennies from Heaven , Red River , All That Heaven Allows , Night of the Living Dead , Die Hard , Little Big Man , Blue Steel , and Posse .
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€26.59
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Quantity:
79 Reward Points

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This is a concise evaluation of film genre, discussing genre theory and sample analyses of the western, science fiction, the musical, horror, comedy, and the thriller. It introduces the topic in an accessible way and includes sections on the principles of studying and understanding "the idea of genre"; genre and popular culture; the narrative and stylistic conventions of specific genres; the relations of genres to culture and history, race, gender, sexuality, class and national identity; and the complex relations between genre and authorship. Case studies include: 42nd Street , Pennies from Heaven , Red River , All That Heaven Allows , Night of the Living Dead , Die Hard , Little Big Man , Blue Steel , and Posse .

Product Details

Film genre

ISBN9781904764793

FormatPAPERBACK

Publisher (31 March. 2007)

No. of Pages131

Weight214

Language English (United States)

Dimensions 203 x 152 x 9