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Classical Hollywood comedy

Author: Kristine Brunovska Karnick; Henry Jenkins
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 1995.
Series: AFI film readers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Applies the recent 'return to history' in film studies to the genre of classical Hollywood comedy as well as broadening the definition of those works considered central in this field.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Classical Hollywood comedy.
New York : Routledge, 1995
(OCoLC)649187425
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kristine Brunovska Karnick; Henry Jenkins
ISBN: 0415906393 9780415906395 0415906407 9780415906401
OCLC Number: 29797873
Description: viii, 430 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Golden eras and blind spots / Henry Jenkins and Kristine Brunovska Karnick --
A spanner in the works? / Frank Krutnik --
Comedy, melodrama, and gender / Kathleen Rowe --
Funny stories / Kristine Brunovska Karnick and Henry Jenkins --
Crazy machines in the garden of forking paths : mischief gags and the origins of American film comedy / Tom Gunning --
Pie and chase : gag, spectacle and narrative in slapstick comedy / Donald Crafton --
Responses to "pie and chase" / Tom Gunning --
Commitment and reaffirmation in Hollywood romantic comedy / Kristine Brunovska Karnick --
Acting funny / Henry Jenkins and Kristine Brunovska Karnick --
The Keystone Film Company / Doug Riblet --
The making of a comic star : Buster Keaton and The saphead (1920) / Peter Kramer --
Goin' to town and beyond : Mae West, film censorship and the comedy of unmarriage / Ramona Curry --
The laughing stock of the city : male dread, performance anxiety and Unfaithfully yours / Henry Jenkins --
Comedy and the social world / Kristine Brunovska Karnick and Henry Jenkins --
Divorce, DeMille, and the comedy of remarriage / Charles Musser --
Romantic love and friendship : the redefinition of gender relations in screwball comedy / Tina Olsin Lent --
Queerness, comedy, and The women / Alex Doty.
Series Title: AFI film readers.
Responsibility: edited by Kristine Brunovska Karnick and Henry Jenkins.

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