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Genre and Performance: Film and Television
Language: un
Pages: 224
Authors: Christine Cornea
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-09-15 - Publisher: Manchester University Press

Looking at contemporary film and television, this book explores how popular genres frame our understanding of on-screen performance. It brings together ground-breaking and inspiring work on this topic from both renowned and newer academics in the field. Previous studies of screen performance have tended to fix upon star actors, directors,
Genre in Asian Film and Television
Language: un
Pages: 255
Authors: F. Chan, A. Karpovich, X. Zhang
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-03-29 - Publisher: Springer

Genre in Asian Film and Television takes a dynamic approach to the study of Asian screen media previously under-represented in academic writing. It combines historical overviews of developments within national contexts with detailed case studies on the use of generic conventions and genre hybridity in contemporary films and television programmes.
Women's Authorship and Genre in Film and Television
Language: un
Pages: 266
Authors: Mary Harrod, Katarzyna Paszkiewicz
Categories: Feminism and mass media
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-11 - Publisher: Routledge

This volume examines how different generations of women work within the genericity of audio-visual storytelling not only to "undo" or "subvert" popular formats, but also to draw creatively on their generative force. Recent examples of filmmakers within and outside Hollywood as well as women working in non-directing authorial roles remind
Star Texts
Language: un
Pages: 382
Authors: Jeremy G. Butler
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991 - Publisher: Wayne State University Press

A collection of previously published works on performance and stardom, examining the relationship between genre and performance, the position of the star within ideology, the construction of a semiotics of performance and stardom, the function of the actor within experimental or independent cinema, and the distinction between performance and everyday
Western American Literature
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Jeremy G. Butler
Categories: American literature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher:

Books about Western American Literature