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Film/Genre / Rick Altman

£9.99

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Publication date: 1999. Condition: Very good. The cover has light signs of wear along the edges and is very slightly curled from reading but is generally in very good condition. Internally, there is a 6mm tear at the edge of the contents, but otherwise the book is in very good condition - clean, tight and unmarked. Content: This text seeks to revise notions of film genre. It connects the roles played by industry critics and audiences in making and re-making genre. In a critique of major voices in the history of genre theory from Aristotle to Wittgenstein, Altman reveals the conflicting stakes for which the genre game has been played. Recognizing that the very term 'genre' has different meaning for different groups, he bases his genre theory on the uneasy competitive yet complimentary relationship among genre users and discusses a range of films from The Great Train Robbery to Star Wars , and from The Jazz Singer to The Player .

Item details

Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
15.5 x 23.5 x 2 cm
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0851707173
ISBN-13:
9780851707174
Number of pages:
246
Publisher:
British Film Institute

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Publication date: 1999. Condition: Very good. The cover has light signs of wear along the edges and is very slightly curled from reading but is generally in very good condition. Internally, there is a 6mm tear at the edge of the contents, but otherwise the book is in very good condition - clean, tight and unmarked. Content: This text seeks to revise notions of film genre. It connects the roles played by industry critics and audiences in making and re-making genre. In a critique of major voices in the history of genre theory from Aristotle to Wittgenstein, Altman reveals the conflicting stakes for which the genre game has been played. Recognizing that the very term 'genre' has different meaning for different groups, he bases his genre theory on the uneasy competitive yet complimentary relationship among genre users and discusses a range of films from The Great Train Robbery to Star Wars , and from The Jazz Singer to The Player .

Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
15.5 x 23.5 x 2 cm
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0851707173
ISBN-13:
9780851707174
Number of pages:
246
Publisher:
British Film Institute

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