Only Entertainment (Paperback)Richard Dyer (author)
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Dyer focuses on the genres most associated with entertainment, from musicals to action movies, disco to porn. He examines the nature of entertainment in movies such as The Sound of Music and Speed, and argues that entertainment is part of a 'common sense' which is always historically and culturally constructed.
This new edition of Only Entertainment features a revised introduction and five new chapters on topics from serial killer movies to Elizabeth Taylor. In the final chapter Dyer asks whether entertainment as we know it is on the wane.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 192
Weight: 295 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 x 12 mm
Edition: 2nd New edition
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