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American film genres

approaches to a critical theory of popular film

by Stuart M. Kaminsky

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Published by Pflaum Pub. in Dayton, Ohio .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Motion pictures -- United States,
    • Film genres

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies, filmographies, and index.

      Statementby Stuart M. Kaminsky.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN1993.5.U6 K34
      The Physical Object
      Pagination232 p. :
      Number of Pages232
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5071531M
      ISBN 100827802781, 0827802773
      LC Control Number74080930


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Rather than assuming that genres are self-evident categories, the contributors offer innovative ways to think about types of films, and patterns within films, in a historical context.

Challenging familiar attitudes, the essays offer new conceptual frameworks and a fresh look at how. This book is divided into twelve sections and contains photographs from many of the films discussed.

The introduction defines film genre and describes the general theories behind this book; "The Individual Film" analyzes the film "Little Caesar" as it relates to the genre of gangster films; "Comparative Forms" describes the similarities and differences between the American western film and the.

American avant-garde and experimental films ‎ (9 C, P) American aviation films ‎ (1 C, P) American biographical films ‎ (3 C, P) American buddy films ‎ (14 C, P) American business films ‎ (99 P) American children's films ‎ (7 C, P) American comedy films ‎ (44 C, 4, P).

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Stanley Kubrick ranks among the most important American film makers of. Summary Of Beyond Formula: American Film Genres The passage taken from the book, “Beyond Formula: American Film Genres” by Stanley Solomon, focuses specifically on Western films. Solomon suggests that, “the Western is primarily a genre of location,” (56) which not only suggests the plot of the movie but the characters portrayed in the.

Subsets of genres, known as common genres (or sub-genres), have developed from the types of genres in written expression. Classic – fiction that has become part of an accepted literary canon, widely taught in schools; Comics/graphic novel – comic magazine or book based on a sequence of pictures (often hand-drawn) and words.

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The macabre and the supernatural are frequent themes. Horror may also overlap with the fantasy, supernatural fiction, and thriller genres. American film genres: approaches to a critical theory of popular film / Author: by Stuart M. Kaminsky. --Publication info: Dayton, Ohio: Pflaum Pub., [].

More genres, 19 in fact, are discussed than in other standard works. The 14 genres considered here by film scholar contributors other than Gehring include the adventure film, the western, the gangster film, film noir, the WW II combat film, the horror film, science fiction, fantasy, the musical, melodrama, the social problem film, the biographical film, and the art film.

Historical films have been made of the events of virtually every time period and by utilizing virtually every genre from Westerns to film noire (e.g.

The Black Dahlia (). Today, we can view films which purport to tell us of the lives and histories of the ancient Greeks. Seven Pdf wagon train is an early figure pdf the history of the Western; eventually, the genre leaves the plains for the towns of My Darling Clementine, High Noon, or Rio ere in between, lies the great hybrid of Stagecoach: a film that moves from one town to another, declares them both unlivable, and then concentrates on the microcosm of Frontier society that chance has assembled Author: Franco Moretti.Recommended Citation.

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