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A companion to film comedy, edited by Andrew Horton and Joanna E. Rapf

Label
A companion to film comedy
Title
A companion to film comedy
Statement of responsibility
edited by Andrew Horton and Joanna E. Rapf
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A wide-ranging survey of the subject that celebrates the variety and complexity of film comedy from the 'silent' days to the present, this authoritative guide offers an international perspective on the popular genre that explores all facets of its formative social, cultural and political context."--Publisher's website
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
791.43/617
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1995.9.C55
LC item number
C675 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Horton, Andrew
  • Rapf, Joanna E
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Comedy films
  • Comic, The
Label
A companion to film comedy, edited by Andrew Horton and Joanna E. Rapf
Instantiates
Publication
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
Part I: Comedy Before Sound, and the Slapstick Tradition. The Mark of the Ridiculous and Silent Celluloid: Some Trends in American and European Film Comedy from 1894 to 1929 / Frank Scheide ; Pie Queens and Virtuous Vamps: The Funny Women of the Silent Screen / Kristen Anderson Wagner ; "Sound Came Along and Out Went the Pies": The American Slapstick Short and the Coming of Sound / Rob King. -- Part II: Comic Performers in the Sound Era. Mutinies Wednesdays and Saturdays: Carnivalesque Comedy and the Marx Brothers / Frank Krutnik ; Jacques Tati and Comedic Performance / Kevin W. Sweeney ; Woody Allen: Charlie Chaplin of New Hollywood / David R. Shumway ; Mel Brooks, Vulgar Modernism, and Comic Remediation / Henry Jenkins. -- Part III: New Perspectives on Romantic Comedy and Masculinity. Humor and Erotic Utopia: The Intimate Scenarios of Romantic Comedy / Celestino Deleyto ; Taking Romantic Comedy Seriously in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004) and Before Sunset (2004) / Leger Grindon ; The View from the Man Cave: Comedy in the Contemporary "Homme-com" Cycle / Tamar Jeffers McDonald ; The Reproduction of Mothering: Masculinity, Adoption, and Identity in Flirting with Disaster / Lucy Fischer. -- Part IV: Topical Comedy, Irony, and Humour Noir. It's Good to be the King: Hollywood's Mythical Monarchies, Troubled Republics, and Crazy Kingdoms / Charles Morrow ; No Escaping the Depression: Utopian Comedy and the Aesthetics of Escapism in Frank Capra's You Can't Take it with You (1938) / William Paul ; The Totalitarian Comedy of Lubitsch's To Be or Not To Be / Maria DiBattista ; Dark Comedy from Dr. Strangelove to the Dude / Mark Eaton. -- Part V: Comic Perspectives on Race and Ethnicity. Black Film Comedy as Vital Edge: A Reassessment of the Genre / Catherine A. John ; Winking Like a One-Eyed Ford: American Indian Film Comedies on the Hilarity of Poverty / Joshua B. Nelson ; Ethnic Humor in American Film: The Greek Americans / Dan Georgakas. -- Part VI: International Comedy. Alexander Mackendrick: Dreams, Nightmares, and Myths in Ealing Comedy / Claire Mortimer ; Tragicomic Transformations: Gender, Humor, and the Plastic Body in Two Korean Comedies / Jane Park ; Comedy "Italian Style" and I soliti ignoti (Big Deal on Madonna Street, 1958) / Roberta Di Carmine ; "Laughter that Encounters a Void?": Humor, Loss, and the Possibility for Politics in Recent Palestinian Cinema / Najat Rahman. -- Part VII: Comic Animation. Laughter is Ten Times More Powerful than a Scream: The Case of Animated Comedy / Paul Wells ; Theatrical Cartoon Comedy: From Animated Portmanteau to the Risus Purus / Suzanne Buchan
Control code
795909468
Dimensions
cm.
Extent
pages
Isbn
9781444338591
Isbn Type
(hardback : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012023048
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)795909468
Label
A companion to film comedy, edited by Andrew Horton and Joanna E. Rapf
Publication
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
Part I: Comedy Before Sound, and the Slapstick Tradition. The Mark of the Ridiculous and Silent Celluloid: Some Trends in American and European Film Comedy from 1894 to 1929 / Frank Scheide ; Pie Queens and Virtuous Vamps: The Funny Women of the Silent Screen / Kristen Anderson Wagner ; "Sound Came Along and Out Went the Pies": The American Slapstick Short and the Coming of Sound / Rob King. -- Part II: Comic Performers in the Sound Era. Mutinies Wednesdays and Saturdays: Carnivalesque Comedy and the Marx Brothers / Frank Krutnik ; Jacques Tati and Comedic Performance / Kevin W. Sweeney ; Woody Allen: Charlie Chaplin of New Hollywood / David R. Shumway ; Mel Brooks, Vulgar Modernism, and Comic Remediation / Henry Jenkins. -- Part III: New Perspectives on Romantic Comedy and Masculinity. Humor and Erotic Utopia: The Intimate Scenarios of Romantic Comedy / Celestino Deleyto ; Taking Romantic Comedy Seriously in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004) and Before Sunset (2004) / Leger Grindon ; The View from the Man Cave: Comedy in the Contemporary "Homme-com" Cycle / Tamar Jeffers McDonald ; The Reproduction of Mothering: Masculinity, Adoption, and Identity in Flirting with Disaster / Lucy Fischer. -- Part IV: Topical Comedy, Irony, and Humour Noir. It's Good to be the King: Hollywood's Mythical Monarchies, Troubled Republics, and Crazy Kingdoms / Charles Morrow ; No Escaping the Depression: Utopian Comedy and the Aesthetics of Escapism in Frank Capra's You Can't Take it with You (1938) / William Paul ; The Totalitarian Comedy of Lubitsch's To Be or Not To Be / Maria DiBattista ; Dark Comedy from Dr. Strangelove to the Dude / Mark Eaton. -- Part V: Comic Perspectives on Race and Ethnicity. Black Film Comedy as Vital Edge: A Reassessment of the Genre / Catherine A. John ; Winking Like a One-Eyed Ford: American Indian Film Comedies on the Hilarity of Poverty / Joshua B. Nelson ; Ethnic Humor in American Film: The Greek Americans / Dan Georgakas. -- Part VI: International Comedy. Alexander Mackendrick: Dreams, Nightmares, and Myths in Ealing Comedy / Claire Mortimer ; Tragicomic Transformations: Gender, Humor, and the Plastic Body in Two Korean Comedies / Jane Park ; Comedy "Italian Style" and I soliti ignoti (Big Deal on Madonna Street, 1958) / Roberta Di Carmine ; "Laughter that Encounters a Void?": Humor, Loss, and the Possibility for Politics in Recent Palestinian Cinema / Najat Rahman. -- Part VII: Comic Animation. Laughter is Ten Times More Powerful than a Scream: The Case of Animated Comedy / Paul Wells ; Theatrical Cartoon Comedy: From Animated Portmanteau to the Risus Purus / Suzanne Buchan
Control code
795909468
Dimensions
cm.
Extent
pages
Isbn
9781444338591
Isbn Type
(hardback : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012023048
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)795909468

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