Bloomsbury Academic, 22.12.1998 - 246 Seiten
This book revises our notions of film genre and connects the roles played by industry critics and audiences in making and re-making genre. Altman reveals the conflicting stakes for which the genre game has been played and recognises that the term genre has different meanings for different groups.
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