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The Resource The Shifting definitions of genre : essays on labeling films, television shows and media, edited by Lincoln Geraghty and Mark Jancovich

The Shifting definitions of genre : essays on labeling films, television shows and media, edited by Lincoln Geraghty and Mark Jancovich

Label
The Shifting definitions of genre : essays on labeling films, television shows and media
Title
The Shifting definitions of genre
Title remainder
essays on labeling films, television shows and media
Statement of responsibility
edited by Lincoln Geraghty and Mark Jancovich
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Histories of science fiction often discuss Fritz Lang's Metropolis as a classic text within the genre--yet the term "science fiction" had not been invented at the time of the film's release. Does retroactive assignment to a genre change our understanding of a film? These provocative questions are at the heart of this book
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
791.43/6
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1995
LC item number
.S487 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1977-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Geraghty, Lincoln
  • Jancovich, Mark
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Film genres
  • Television program genres
Target audience
adult
Label
The Shifting definitions of genre : essays on labeling films, television shows and media, edited by Lincoln Geraghty and Mark Jancovich
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 15
  • 2
  • Independent Film Channel: Creating a Genre and Brand Across Small Screens, Big Screens, and the Virtual World
  • Liza Trevino
  • 33
  • 3
  • "Off-Beat" as a Generic Designation in Variety Reviews
  • Jason Scott
  • 52
  • Part 2
  • Introduction: Generic Canons
  • Textual Negotiations
  • 4
  • Film Noir as Male Melodrama: The Politics of Film Genre Labeling
  • Janet Staiger
  • 71
  • 5
  • Beyond the Valley of the Classical Hollywood Cinema: Rethinking the "Loathsome Film" of 1970
  • Harry M. Benshoff
  • 92
  • 6
  • Lincoln Geraghty, Mark Jancovich
  • Rethinking the History of European Horror: Television, La porta sul buio and Historias para no dormir
  • Andrew Willis
  • 110
  • 7
  • Can Rock Movies Be Musicals? The Case of This Is Spinal Tap
  • Andrew Caine
  • 124
  • 8
  • "A Most Historic Period of Change": The Western, the Epic and Dances with Wolves
  • James Russell
  • 1
  • 142
  • 9
  • "A Term Rather Too General to Be Helpful": Struggling with Genre in Reality TV
  • Su Holmes
  • 159
  • Part 3
  • Heritage, History and Memory
  • 10
  • Repackaging Generation One: Genre, Fandom, and The Transformers as Adult/Children's Television
  • Lincoln Geraghty
  • Part 1
  • 181
  • 11
  • Subcultural Tastes, Genre Boundaries and Fan Canons
  • Brigid Cherry
  • 201
  • 12
  • Monster Legacies: Memory, Technology and Horror History
  • Peter Hutchings
  • 216
  • 13
  • Institutions of Genre
  • "Just Men in Tights": Rewriting Silver Age Comics in an Era of Multiplicity
  • Henry Jenkins
  • 229
  • 1
  • Pale Shadows: Narrative Hierarchies in the Historiography of 1940s Horror
  • Mark Jancovich
Control code
ocn173240850
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 260 pages
Isbn
9780786434305
Lccn
2008001074
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
791.436 SH61 ; P ; XX-N ; C-SI; C0806BT7.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 173240850
  • (Sirsi) 173240850
  • (OCoLC)173240850
Label
The Shifting definitions of genre : essays on labeling films, television shows and media, edited by Lincoln Geraghty and Mark Jancovich
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 15
  • 2
  • Independent Film Channel: Creating a Genre and Brand Across Small Screens, Big Screens, and the Virtual World
  • Liza Trevino
  • 33
  • 3
  • "Off-Beat" as a Generic Designation in Variety Reviews
  • Jason Scott
  • 52
  • Part 2
  • Introduction: Generic Canons
  • Textual Negotiations
  • 4
  • Film Noir as Male Melodrama: The Politics of Film Genre Labeling
  • Janet Staiger
  • 71
  • 5
  • Beyond the Valley of the Classical Hollywood Cinema: Rethinking the "Loathsome Film" of 1970
  • Harry M. Benshoff
  • 92
  • 6
  • Lincoln Geraghty, Mark Jancovich
  • Rethinking the History of European Horror: Television, La porta sul buio and Historias para no dormir
  • Andrew Willis
  • 110
  • 7
  • Can Rock Movies Be Musicals? The Case of This Is Spinal Tap
  • Andrew Caine
  • 124
  • 8
  • "A Most Historic Period of Change": The Western, the Epic and Dances with Wolves
  • James Russell
  • 1
  • 142
  • 9
  • "A Term Rather Too General to Be Helpful": Struggling with Genre in Reality TV
  • Su Holmes
  • 159
  • Part 3
  • Heritage, History and Memory
  • 10
  • Repackaging Generation One: Genre, Fandom, and The Transformers as Adult/Children's Television
  • Lincoln Geraghty
  • Part 1
  • 181
  • 11
  • Subcultural Tastes, Genre Boundaries and Fan Canons
  • Brigid Cherry
  • 201
  • 12
  • Monster Legacies: Memory, Technology and Horror History
  • Peter Hutchings
  • 216
  • 13
  • Institutions of Genre
  • "Just Men in Tights": Rewriting Silver Age Comics in an Era of Multiplicity
  • Henry Jenkins
  • 229
  • 1
  • Pale Shadows: Narrative Hierarchies in the Historiography of 1940s Horror
  • Mark Jancovich
Control code
ocn173240850
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 260 pages
Isbn
9780786434305
Lccn
2008001074
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
791.436 SH61 ; P ; XX-N ; C-SI; C0806BT7.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 173240850
  • (Sirsi) 173240850
  • (OCoLC)173240850

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