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Genre (2016) 49 (1): 79–94.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Manuel Betancourt Given the Argentine writer Manuel Puig's penchant for using and skewering studio Hollywood films and stars in novels such as Betrayed by Rita Hayworth , he has often been understood as partaking in the discourse of camp. This article takes as a jump-off point the contention that...
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Genre (2017) 50 (3): 343–370.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Ben Robbins This article analyzes William Faulkner’s 1951 prose drama hybrid narrative Requiem for a Nun as an adaptation of two “women’s films” that he worked on as a Hollywood screenwriter in the 1940s, The Damned Don’t Cry (completed in 1941, released in 1950) and Mildred Pierce (completed in...
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Genre (2014) 47 (2): 141–170.
Published: 01 July 2014
... thousand pages of an eleven-hundred-page novel. Their meeting in 1920s Hollywood demonstrates not only the historical collision of print and visual media but also the latter's eclipse of the former. Reading Merle's Integroscope as anticipating later Internet technology, this essay ends by grappling with...
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Genre (2018) 51 (2): 133–158.
Published: 01 July 2018
... broader composition of male-dominated viewing traditions, and finally, argues that the genre becomes ultimately concentrated into the familiar gendered, alternative viewing spaces of stags as a function of both the increasing moral restrictions and the industrial reorganization of Hollywood cinema...
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Genre (2005) 38 (4): 327–352.
Published: 01 December 2005
... , 1999 . Balio Tino . `` `A Major Presence in All of the World Markets': The Globalization of Hollywood in the 1990s '' Contemporary Hollywood Cinema . Eds. Neale Steve Smith Murray . New York : Routledge , 1998 . Buell Frederick . `` Nationalist Postnationalism: Globalist...
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Genre (2005) 38 (4): 389–412.
Published: 01 December 2005
... 27.1 ( 2001 ): 61 - 79 . Murphy Dean E . `` A Little Bit of Hollywood Starring India .'' New York Times 27 Apr. 2001 : B1, B5 . Ott Brian Aoki Eric . `` Counter-imagination as Interpretive Practice: Futuristic Fantasy and The Fifth Element .'' Women's Studies in...
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Genre (2005) 38 (3): 309–326.
Published: 01 September 2005
..., and the Origins of Our Times . New York : Verso , 1994 . Cavell Stanley . Pursuits of Happiness: The Hollywood Comedy of Remarriage . Cambridge : Harvard University Press , 1981 . Cohen Abner . `` A Polyethnic London Carnival as a Contested Cultural Performance .'' Ethnic and...
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Genre (2007) 40 (1-2): 157–180.
Published: 01 March 2007
... in cinemas in December 2002, it was greeted with great critical fanfare. The film focuses on the travails of a creatively blocked screenwriter who struggles to adapt a nonfic- tion book into a Hollywood screenplay, only to end up writing about his inability to write. Adaptation's artful and...
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Genre (2006) 39 (2): 352–357.
Published: 01 June 2006
... less rigid than his source because Richardson's book argues that noirs and semi-documentaries of the 1940s and 50s are not stylized at all, but rather grounded in the material world, shot on location, and markers of "the peak period of faithful visual realism" (181) for Hollywood movies. Holt...
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Genre (2005) 38 (3): 197–210.
Published: 01 September 2005
...." Where Irr's paper examines this Americanization vocabulary in relation to law, Phillip Wegner's "The Pretty Woman Goes Global: Or, Learning to Love 'Americanization' in Notting Hill" examines it as it receives a Hollywood treatment. Wegner's study of the 1999 film Notting Hill, seemingly an uncom...
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Genre (2002) 35 (2): 383–387.
Published: 01 June 2002
... his first successes, through the for- mulas of the science fiction digest market, the less restrictive but easily forgotten men's magazines which sought to emulate Playboy in the 1960s, and the well- documented frustrations of writing for Hollywood and episodic television. By the late 60s, when...
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Genre (2020) 53 (3): 229–240.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., adapted to the screen, blasted out to the Twittersphere. Chasar makes a case for America s poetry obsession, plumbing the archives of culture industries that supposedly brought about the demise of print. Reading flu- ently across Hollywood, sitcoms, and social media, Chasar shows that histories of poetry...
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Genre (2008) 41 (1-2): 151–169.
Published: 01 March 2008
... : Verso , 2002 . ---. “ The True Hollywood Left .” 2007 . Lacan.com . May 2008 . < http://www.lacan.com/zizhollywood.htm > . CONSPIRACY, THEORY, GENRE: COLLECTING, THE PARALYSIS OF INTERPRETATION, AND LYRICAL TRUTH IN JOHN SAYLES'S SILVER CITY WESLEY BEAL, UNIVERSITY OF...
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Genre (2017) 50 (2): 219–238.
Published: 01 July 2017
... : McFarland . Tsitsopoulou Vassiliki . 2000 . “Greekness, Gender Stereotypes, and the Hollywood Musical in Jules Dassin's Never on Sunday.” Journal of Modern Greek Studies 18 , no. 1 : 79 – 93 . Vincendeau Ginette . 2014 . “Sundays and Cybèle: Innocent Love?” The Criterion...
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Genre (2018) 51 (1): 27–52.
Published: 01 April 2018
... cinematic or textual fiction. It has indeed been treated as a defining characteristic of fictions ranging from classic American westerns and film noir (Vernet 1993) to post- 9/11 Hollywood action cinema (Purse 2011, 110). In addition to reading Delon’s star power in relation to postwar French...
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Genre (2006) 39 (4): 85–103.
Published: 01 December 2006
..., some Chinese people, including the famous movie actress Hu Die, found this foreignized version of Chineseness offensive. Hu Die stated that the property man seemed to be inci- dental to the performance, and reminded her of the image of the "sickly China- man from Asia" in Hollywood movies.14...
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Genre (2009) 42 (3-4): 21–39.
Published: 01 September 2009
... really amount to an ahistorical, cutesy postmodernism, blurring the lines between his- tory and fiction to the point of obliterating history in favor of Hollywood histo- ry? Are we to marvel at the idea of Sinatra and JFK discussing politics, dismiss that as impossible, or feel uneasy at the...
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Genre (2005) 38 (3): 211–230.
Published: 01 September 2005
... corporate media, or of Hollywood, and necessarily some idea of the reach of other brands such as McDonald's, most could not have much understanding of how the very idea of America has been sold and bought abroad. For many of 'us,' of course, it is the media and Hollywood that have provided the...
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Genre (2004) 37 (2): 341–343.
Published: 01 June 2004
... appearance by Louis Arm- strong as the white trumpeter-hero's mentor. More importantly, Butler has detected a powerful strain of anti-intellectualism in film noir that, combined with conventional Hollywood anxiety about race-mixing, prevented the protagonist of what eventually emerged as Young Man...
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Genre (2004) 37 (2): 344–346.
Published: 01 June 2004
... appearance by Louis Arm- strong as the white trumpeter-hero's mentor. More importantly, Butler has detected a powerful strain of anti-intellectualism in film noir that, combined with conventional Hollywood anxiety about race-mixing, prevented the protagonist of what eventually emerged as Young Man...