Item description for Romantic Comedy: Boy Meets Girl Meets Genre (Short Cuts) by Tamar Jeffers Mcdonald...
Romantic Comedy offers an introduction to the analysis of a popular but overlooked film genre. The book provides an overview of Hollywood's romantic comedy conventions, examining iconography, narrative patterns, and ideology. Chapters discuss important subgroupings within the genre: screwball sex comedy and the radical romantic comedy of the 1970s. A final chapter traces the lasting influence of these earlier forms within current romantic comedies. Films include: Pillow Talk (1959), Annie Hall (1977), and You've Got Mail (1998).
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.25" Width: 5.75" Height: 7.5" Weight: 0.5 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 2007
Publisher Wallflower Press
ISBN 1905674023 ISBN13 9781905674022
Availability 0 units.
More About Tamar Jeffers Mcdonald
Tamar Jeffers McDonald is senior lecturer in film studies at Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College, United Kingdom. She is the author of the forthcoming "Hollywood Catwalk: Exploring Costume in Mainstream Film" and editor of "Virgin Territory: Representing Sexual Inexperience in Film,"
Tamar Jeffers McDonald has an academic affiliation as follows - University of Kent, UK.