Classical Hollywood comedy

Format: Print Book 1995
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Northland Public Library Nonfiction 791.43 C56
Location  Northland Public Library
 
Collection  Nonfiction
 
Call Number  791.43 C56
 
 
Summary
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.
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.

Additional Information
Series AFI film readers.
Subjects Comedy films -- United States -- History and criticism.
Love in motion pictures.
Publisher New York :Routledge,1995
Contributors Karnick, Kristine Brunovska, 1958-
Jenkins, Henry, 1958-
Language English
Description viii, 430 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 0415906393
0415906407 (pbk.)
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