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Film genre reader

Author: Barry Keith Grant
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Film genre reader.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 1986
(OCoLC)559505092
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barry Keith Grant
ISBN: 0292724365 9780292724365 0292724551 9780292724556
OCLC Number: 13560659
Description: xvi, 425 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Part one : Theory --
Genre / Andrew Tudor --
The idea of genre in the American cinema / Edward Buscombe --
A semantic/synthetic 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 --
The 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 --
Part two : Selected genre criticism --
The 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 --
The bug in the rug : notes on the disater genre / Maurice Yacowar --
Children of the light / Bruce F. Kawin --
Monsters from the id / Margaret Tarratt --
Tales of sound and fury : observation on the family melodrama / Thomas Elsaesser --
Romantic comedy today : semi-tough or impossible? / Brian Henderson --
The self-reflexive musical and the myth of entertainment / Jane Feuer --
Footnote to fact : the docudrama / Seth Feldman --
The body snatchers : genre and Canadian cinema / Jim Leach.
Responsibility: edited by Barry Keith Grant.

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