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Author Altman, Rick, 1945-

Title Film/genre / Rick Altman.

Imprint London : BFI Pub., 1999.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  791.436 Al79f 1999    ---  Available
1 copy being processed for Axe Acquisitions Order.
Description x, 246 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-236) and indexes.
Contents 1. What's at stake in the history of literary genre theory? -- 2. What is generally understood by the notion of film genre? -- 3. Where do genres come from? -- 4. Are genres stable? -- 5. Are genres subject to redefinition? -- 6. Where are genres located? -- 7. How are genres used? -- 8. Why are genres sometimes mixed? -- 9. What role do genres play in the viewing process? -- 10. What communication model is appropriate for genres? -- 11. Have genres and genre functions changed over time? -- 12. What can genres teach us about nations?
Subject Film genres.
Film genres. (OCoLC)fst00924269
Added Author British Film Institute.
ISBN 0851707181
0851707173 (pbk.)
9780851707174 (pbk.)

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