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Class, Language, and American Film Comedy


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Juni 2004

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Examines the use of class in the American film comedy, from the 1930s to present.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Introduction; 1. A troubled paradise: Utopia and transgression in comedies of the early 1930s; 2. Working ladies and forgotten men: class divisions in Romantic comedy, 1934-37; 3. 'The split-pea soup and the Succotash': Frank Capra's 1930s comedies and the subject of class; 4. Is class necessary?: Preston Sturges and Howard Hawks in the early 1940s; 5. Desperately seeking status: class, gender, and social anxiety in postwar Hollywood comedy; 6. Is there a class in this text?: Woody Allen and postmodern comedy; 7. Yuppies and other strangers: class satire and cultural clash in contemporary film comedy.

Pressestimmen

"...a solid text that should be appealing to most humorists, film critics, linguists, rhetoricians, educators, and a general public interested in the history of film comedy." - Humor, William B. Covey, Slippery Rock University
EAN: 9780521002097
ISBN: 0521002095
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 2004
Seitenanzahl: 252 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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