Genres in Transit: Rethinking Genre in Contemporary Cinemas

Genre filmmaking has been and continues to be a defining feature of cinema worldwide. Film critics and historians have produced a wealth of scholarly work on classical Hollywood and World Cinema genres. Recently, scholars have addressed issues of contemporary genre filmmaking; such research has tended to avoid a comparative approach to Hollywood and national cinemas, treating them largely as distinct systems of production. However, the increasingly globalized and transnational nature of ...

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Genres in Transit
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Monday, October 15, 2012
Abstract due date: 
Sunday, July 15, 2012
Genre & Form
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