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Histories of science fiction often dicuss Fritz Lang's Metropolis as a classic work within the genre--yet the term "science fiction" had not been invented at the time of the film's release. If the genre did not have a name, did it exist? Does retroactive assignment to a genre change our understanding of a film? Do films shift in meaning and status as the name of a genre changes meaning over time? These provocative questions are at the heart of this book, whose thirteen essays examine the varying constructions of genre within film, television, and other entertainment media. Collectively, the authors argue that generic labels are largely irrelevant or even detrimental to the works to which they are applied. Part One examines the meanings of genre and reveals how the media is involved in the production and dissemination of generic definitions. Part Two considers specific films (or groups of films) and their relationships within various categorizations. Part Three focuses on the closely tied concepts of history and memory as they relate to the perceptions of genre. Social Science Social Science eBook, McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers

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[ED: Taschenbuch], [PU: MCFARLAND & CO INC], Histories of science fiction often dicuss Fritz Lang's Metropolis as a classic work within the genre-yet the term "science fiction" had not been invented at the time of the film's release. If the genre did not have a name, did it exist? Does retroactive assignment to a genre change our understanding of a film? Do films shift in meaning and status as the name of a genre changes meaning over time? These provocative questions are at the heart of this book, whose thirteen essays examine the varying constructions of genre within film, television, and other entertainment media. Collectively, the authors argue that generic labels are largely irrelevant or even detrimental to the works to which they are applied. Versandfertig in 2-4 Wochen, DE, [SC: 0.00], Neuware, gewerbliches Angebot, offene Rechnung (Vorkasse vorbehalten)

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Histories of science fiction often dicuss Fritz Lang's Metropolis as a classic work within the genre-yet the term "science fiction" had not been invented at the time of the film's release. If the genre did not have a name, did it exist? Does retroactive assignment to a genre change our understanding of a film? Do films shift in meaning and status as the name of a genre changes meaning over time? These provocative questions are at the heart of this book, whose thirteen essays examine the varying constructions of genre within film, television, and other entertainment media. Collectively, the authors argue that generic labels are largely irrelevant or even detrimental to the works to which they are applied. The Shifting Definitions of Genre: Essays on Labeling Films, Television Shows and Media Geraghty, Lincoln / Jancovich, Mark, McFarland & Company

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Paperback, [PU: McFarland & Co Inc], Histories of science fiction often discuss "Metropolis" as a classic text within the genre - yet the term "science fiction" had not been invented at the time of the film's release. If the genre did not have a name, did it exist? This book examines the varying constructions of genre within film, television, and other entertainment media., Film Theory & Criticism, Film Theory & Criticism

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The Shifting Definitions of Genre: Essays on Labeling Films, Television Shows and Media

Histories of science fiction often dicuss Fritz Lang's Metropolis as a classic work within the genre-yet the term "science fiction" had not been invented at the time of the film's release. If the genre did not have a name, did it exist? Does retroactive assignment to a genre change our understanding of a film? Do films shift in meaning and status as the name of a genre changes meaning over time? These provocative questions are at the heart of this book, whose thirteen essays examine the varying constructions of genre within film, television, and other entertainment media. Collectively, the authors argue that generic labels are largely irrelevant or even detrimental to the works to which they are applied.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780786434305
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0786434309
Paperback
Publishing year: 2008
Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC
260 Pages
Weight: 0,380 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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