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Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377566-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7756-6
...8  ICHELLEM CHO Face Value The Star as Genre in Bong Joon-­ho’s Mother Everyone recognizes [the film diva] with delight, since everyone has already seen the original on the screen.” SIEGFRIED KRACAUER, THE MASS ORNAMENT Every fashion stands in opposition to the organic. Every...
Published: 11 June 1991
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382355-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8235-5
... Part III Genre, Ideology, and History Hector Calderon The Novel and the Community of Readers: Rereading Tomas Rivera's Yno se 10 trago 1a tierra I Although the study of narrative structures-both oral and written, Western and non-Western-had...
Published: 29 August 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393894-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9389-4
...; they were the only full-blown Americans. —Alan Lomax, The Land Where the Blues Began (1993) Chapter 5. ‘‘Am I Laughing Burlesque Incongruities of Genre, Gender, and Audience in Preston Sturges’s Sullivan’s Travels People say that it is...
Published: 15 March 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386759-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8675-9
... 7 APPROACHING A MINOR GENRE OF RESISTANCE On a burning-hot day in mid-July 2001, in a mountainous village in Mei- zhou, a relatively...
Published: 01 May 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390756-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9075-6
... 4 CRIME AND CAPITALISM IN GENRE CINEMA In El cuerpo del delito: Un manual, Josefina Ludmer explores the importance of crime as ‘‘uno de los instrumentos más utilizados...
Published: 18 July 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394389-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9438-9
... one Bitches Brew / considering genre I don’t like labels too much but they’re a necessary convenience. I use [jazz/funk], or jazz/rock or fusion. I use all those labels.—Herbie Hancock Jazz fusion is another idiom. It uses elements of jazz and elements of...
Published: 31 August 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390992-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9099-2
... � Th e Ghostliness of Genre Global Hollywood Remakes the “Asian Horror Film” Th e preceding chapter on ghost fi lms e plored the ways in which spectral women can provoke a sense of historical accountability, vivifying pasts...
Published: 01 January 2012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9283-5
... swath of metal’s worldwide growth and examine why this often devalued, censored, and ridiculed music genre has attracted so many devoted fans in far-­flung locales.4 Fans and musi- cians initially developed connections across vast distances through trans- national networks...
Published: 08 May 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391920-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9192-0
... Leonardo D’Amico 1. Cumbia Music in Colombia Origins, Transformations, and Evolution of a Coastal Music Genre Costeño Music and Its Sociocultural Context The Caribbean coastal region of Colombia is called the Costa, and its inhabi- tants are...
Published: 29 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389958-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8995-8
...All Cumbias, the Cumbia The Latin Americanization of a Tropical Genre Héctor Fernández L’Hoeste Cuando un pueblo cae en desgracia, escucha cumbia. —Pappo, Argentine rocker The epigraph above, ‘‘When people despair, they listen...
Published: 17 June 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383567-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8356-7
...Chapter One The Body of the Genre and Its Borders Essay toward the Construction of a Context and a System of Objects I. On the Side of Use In this first moment only two categories are of interest, that of use and that of emergence. The first is that which perhaps defines and allows us to...
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384960-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8496-0
... Genre On a day in November I was seated in an empire-style conference room at the Marriott Pavillion-St. Louis, professionally attired like the others in the room, carefully attending to the words of several scholars, when the unthinkable happened. I started crying. Had the presenters been speak...
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384960-022
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8496-0
...Law PATRICIA J. WILLIAMS The Death of the Profane (a commentary on the genre of legal writing) From The Alchemy of Race and Rights Buzzers...
Published: 03 October 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390190-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9019-0
...C o l i n G u n c k e l El signo de la muerte and the Birth of a Genre Origins and Anatomy of the Aztec Horror Film ollowing the social and political upheaval of the Mexican ​FRevolution, intellectuals and policy makers deployed a series...
Published: 19 October 1993
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381792-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8179-2
... means in the context ofa genre supposed to celebrate sexual union, where the only character approaching a satyr, reminiscent ofthe drunken Dio• nysus, is the drunken Heracles, who often appeared in comedies and satyr plays The...
Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381617-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8161-7
... 7. The Banjo-Song Genre: A Study of "High Sheriff," Dink Roberts's Man-against-the-Law Song Cecelia Conway In the twentieth century the banjo thrives in the upland South and is an emblem of the white mountain folk; but this...
Published: 16 June 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384458-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8445-8
..., and law. However, this study is not exclusively focused on Faulkner or Go Down, the game of genre 3 Moses. While it does offer a late twentieth-, early twenty-first-century reading of this difficult text—one that should prove particularly useful in...
Published: 01 August 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393009-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9300-9
... Dandy Movie Genre he colorful, hybridized Western social mimics collectively called the fokoli T(Westernized dandies) were figures of modernity who threatened the Is- lamic, patriarchal, secular, and heteronormal orders—before modern women were shoehorned into occupying that position...
Published: 26 August 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393016-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9301-6
... 4 family melodramas and comedies The Stewpot Movie Genre ccording to the veteran commercial film...
Published: 26 August 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393016-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9301-6
... 5 males, masculinity, and power The Tough-Guy Movie Genre...