Film Genres

Film Genres: Selected full-text books and articles

Handbook of American Film Genres By Wes D. Gehring Greenwood Press, 1988
Genre and Hollywood By Steve Neale Routledge, 2000
Film Theory and Criticism: Introductory Readings By Leo Eubank; Marshall Cohen Oxford University Press, 2004 (6th edition)
Librarian’s tip: Chap. VI "Film Genres"
The Oxford History of World Cinema By Geoffrey Nowell-Smith Oxford University Press, 1997
Librarian’s tip: "Genre Cinema" begins on p. 276
Cinema Studies: The Key Concepts By Susan Hayward Routledge, 2000 (2nd edition)
Librarian’s tip: "Genre/Sub-Genre" begins on p. 165
Funny Pictures: Animation and Comedy in Studio-Era Hollywood By Daniel Goldmark; Charlie Keil University of California Press, 2011
Overhearing Film Dialogue By Sarah Kozloff University of California Press, 2000
Librarian’s tip: Part II "Dialogue and Genre"
Film Remakes By Constantine Verevis Edinburgh University Press, 2006
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 4 "Genres"
American Film Cycles: The Silent Era By Larry Langman Greenwood Press, 1998
A Song in the Dark: The Birth of the Musical Film By Richard Barrios Oxford University Press, 1995
Horror Films: Current Research on Audience Preferences and Reactions By James B. Weaver III; Ron Tamborini Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1996
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 2 "Evolution of the Horror Genre"
Crime Films By Thomas Leitch Cambridge University Press, 2002
A History of Narrative Film By David A. Cook W.W. Norton, 1996 (3rd edition)
Librarian’s tip: "New Genres and Old" begins on p. 274
Machine-Age Comedy By Michael North Oxford University Press, 2009
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