The Hollywood Romantic Comedy: Conventions, History, Controversies - New Approaches to Film Genre (Paperback)
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The Hollywood Romantic Comedy: Conventions, History, Controversies - New Approaches to Film Genre (Paperback)

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Paperback 232 Pages / Published: 18/03/2011
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The most up-to-date study of the Hollywood romantic comedy film, from the development of sound to the twenty-first century, this book examines the history and conventions of the genre and surveys the controversies arising from the critical responses to these films. * Provides a detailed interpretation of important romantic comedy films from as early as 1932 to movies made in the twenty-first century * Presents a full analysis of the range of romantic comedy conventions, including dramatic conflicts, characters, plots, settings, and the function of humor * Develops a survey of romantic comedy movies and builds a canon of key films from Hollywood's classical era right up to the present day * Chapters work as discrete studies as well as within the larger context of the book

Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
ISBN: 9781405182652
Number of pages: 232
Weight: 324 g
Dimensions: 229 x 157 x 12 mm

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