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The Quiz Show

Su Holmes

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748627523
eISBN:
9780748671212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627523.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

The quiz show has often been marginalised in studies of popular television. This book seeks to redress this neglect, while revisiting, updating and expanding on existing scholarship. Moving across ... More


Conclusion: ‘Not the Final Answer …’

Su Holmes

in The Quiz Show

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748627523
eISBN:
9780748671212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627523.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

The Conclusion surveys the aims of the book: to offer an introduction to the study of the quiz show, while also contributing to the scholarly visibility of the genre. It argues that with regard to ... More


Racial Worldmaking: The Power of Popular Fiction

Mark C. Jerng

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823277759
eISBN:
9780823280544
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277759.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

When does racial description become racism? Critical race studies has not come up with good answers to this question because it has overemphasized the visuality of race. According to dominant ... More


Metacinema in Contemporary Chinese Film

G. Andrew Stuckey

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9789888390816
eISBN:
9789888455133
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390816.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Depictions within a movie of either filmmaking or film watching are hardly novel, but the dramatic expansion of the reach of the metacinematic into contemporary Chinese cinemas is nothing short of ... More


The Comic Book Film Adaptation: Exploring Modern Hollywood's Leading Genre

Liam Burke

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462036
eISBN:
9781626745193
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462036.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

In the summer of 2000 X-Men surpassed all box office expectations and ushered in an era of unprecedented production of comic book film adaptations. This trend, now in its second decade, has blossomed ... More


Goddesses in Love and Nympholeptic Heroes

Corinne Ondine Pache

in A Moment’s Ornament: The Poetics of Nympholepsy in Ancient Greece

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195339369
eISBN:
9780199867134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195339369.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Religions

Chapter 3 returns to the literary sources and focuses on the interaction between myth and genre. After a brief examination of the different paradigms (and their possible origins) for encounters ... More


The Two cines con niño: Genre and the Child Protagonist in Over Fifty Years of Spanish Film (1955-2010)

Erin K. Hogan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474436113
eISBN:
9781474453622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474436113.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The Two cines con niño  is the first genre study of Spanish-language child-starred cinemas. It illuminates continuities in the political use of the child protagonist in over fifty years of cinema ... More


The Comic Book Movie Genre

Liam Burke

in The Comic Book Film Adaptation: Exploring Modern Hollywood's Leading Genre

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462036
eISBN:
9781626745193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462036.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

The comic book film adaptation trend ushered in by X-Men in 2000 soon developed into a full-fledged genre. Chapter Two charted the development of this genre and probed its boundaries. Identifying the ... More


The Future of the Comic Book Movie

Liam Burke

in The Comic Book Film Adaptation: Exploring Modern Hollywood's Leading Genre

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462036
eISBN:
9781626745193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462036.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This final section summarizes the key points raised in the book, while anticipating the future of the comic book movie.


System: The Shaping of Modern Knowledge

Clifford Siskin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035316
eISBN:
9780262336345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035316.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book illuminates the role that “system” has played in the shaping and reshaping of modern knowledge. System can describe what we see, as with Galileo’s sighting of Jupiter’s moons, operate a ... More


Shakespeare's Cinema of Love: A Study in Genre and Influence

R. S. White

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719099748
eISBN:
9781526121165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099748.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This entertaining and scholarly book takes as its theme the original argument that Shakespeare’s generic innovations in dramatizing love stories have found their way, through various cultural ... More


Minor Characters Have Their Day: Genre and the Contemporary Literary Marketplace

Jeremy Rosen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231177443
eISBN:
9780231542401
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177443.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

How do genres develop? In what ways do they reflect changing political and cultural trends? What do they tell us about the motivations of publishers and readers? Combining close readings and formal ... More


Contemporary British Horror Cinema: Industry, Genre and Society

Johnny Walker

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748689736
eISBN:
9781474416009
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748689736.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Combining industrial research and primary interview material with detailed textual analysis, Contemporary British Horror Cinema looks beyond the dominant paradigms which have explained away British ... More


Contemporary Japanese Cinema Since Hana-Bi

Adam Bingham

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748683734
eISBN:
9781474412162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748683734.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book examines generic developments in contemporary Japanese cinema since 1997. Through close analysis of numerous texts it considers and contextualises new films in the most prevalent genres in ... More


Myth of the Western: New Perspectives on Hollywood's Frontier Narrative

Matthew Carter

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748685585
eISBN:
9780748697038
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748685585.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

What is the nature of the relationship between the Hollywood Western and American frontier mythology? How have Western films helped develop cultural and historical perceptions, attitudes and beliefs ... More


Talkies, Road Movies and Chick Flicks: Gender, Genre and Film Sound in American Cinema

Heidi Wilkins

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474406895
eISBN:
9781474418492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474406895.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The representation of gender in film remains an intensely debated topic, particularly in academic considerations of US mainstream cinema where it is often perceived as perpetuating rigid, binary ... More


The Computer-Animated Film: Industry, Style and Genre

Christopher Holliday

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474427883
eISBN:
9781474449618
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427883.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The Computer-Animated Film: Industry, Style and Genre is the first academic work to examine the genre identity of the computer-animated film, a global phenomenon of popular cinema that first emerged ... More


Mythological Considerations

Daniel Peretti

in Superman in Myth and Folklore

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496814586
eISBN:
9781496814623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814586.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The conclusion of the book uses the concept of myth—and the folkloristic approach to myth—to tie together the themes and concepts from previous chapters. Starting with concepts derived from Roland ... More


Philosophy, Writing, and the Character of Thought

John T. Lysaker

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226569567
eISBN:
9780226569734
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226569734.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Taking the demand “know thyself" to heart, Philosophy, Writing, and the Character of Thought argues that philosophy is best understood as an activity of writing, and that writerly choices influence ... More


Hard Reading: Learning from Science Fiction

Tom Shippey

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781382615
eISBN:
9781786945167
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382615.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book makes an argument for the intellectual ambition and intellectual achievement of science fiction, a genre consistently undervalued by professional literary critics. It is pointed out ... More


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