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Handbook of American film genres

Author: Wes D Gehring
Publisher: New York : Greenwood Press, 1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"One of the strengths of this guide is its coverage of more genres than other standard studies. . . . Handbook of American Film Genres covers foreign films as well, it makes a valuable contribution  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Aufsatzsammlung
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Guides, manuels, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Handbook of American film genres.
New York : Greenwood Press, 1988
(OCoLC)571958080
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Wes D Gehring
ISBN: 0313247153 9780313247156
OCLC Number: 17200620
Description: xii, 405 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / Wes D. Gehring --
The adventure film / Thomas Sobchack --
The western / Thomas Schatz --
The gangster film / John Raeburn --
Film noir / Jack Nachbar --
The World War II combat film / Kathryn Kane --
Screwball comedy / Wes D. Gehring --
Populist comedy / Wes D. Gehring --
Parody / Wes D. Gehring --
Black humor / Wes D. Gehring --
Clown comedy / Wes D. Gehring --
Horror film / Gerald C. Wood --
Science fiction / Vivian Sobchack --
Fantasy / Wade Jennings --
The musical / James M. Collins --
Melodrama / Steven N. Lipkin --
The social problem film / Charles J. Maland --
Biographical film / Carolyn Anderson --
The art film / William C. Siska.
Responsibility: edited by Wes D. Gehring.

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?Handbook of American Film Genres provides scholarly introductory overviews of various types of films, lists significant examples of each genre, and recommends sources to consult for additional Read more...

 
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