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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|ISBN:||0520221370 9780520221376 0520221389 9780520221383|
|Notes:||Filmography: p. 289-295.|
|Description:||ix, 323 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm|
|Contents:||Introduction: The Study of Filmic Speech --
pt. 1. General Characteristics. 1. The Functions of Dialogue in Narrative Film. 2. Structural and Stylistic Variables. 3. Integration --
pt. 2. Dialogue and Genre. 4. Verbal Frontiers: Dialogue in Westerns. 5. Word Play: Dialogue in Screwball Comedies. 6. Words as Weapons: Dialogue in Gangster Films. 7. Misunderstandings: Dialogue in Melodramas.
"Kozloff's impressive work on dialogue in U.S. and some British films is often in agreement with French authority Michel Chion. Kozloff has the advantage of very readable prose with an almost