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ReFocus: The Films of Doris Wishman

Alicia Kozma and Finley Freibert (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474482349
eISBN:
9781399501606
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474482349.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This volume—the first ever devoted to director Doris Wishman—covers her vast filmography, and is inclusive of her less discussed later films, hardcore films, and nudist films. By situating Wishman ... More


Transnationalising Genre: Netflix, Teen Drama and Textual Dimensions in Netflix Transnationalism

Mareike Jenner

in Binge-Watching and Contemporary Television Studies

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474461986
eISBN:
9781399509091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474461986.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter uses textual analysis and genre studies to conceptualize Netflix original productions as transnational television. Using the British series Sex Education and the German How to Sell Drugs ... More


Re-Animator

Eddie Falvey

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781800859401
eISBN:
9781800852662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800859401.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Since its release at the mid-point of the 1980s American horror boom, Stuart Gordon's Re-Animator (1985) has endured as one of the most beloved cult horror films of that era. Greeted by enthusiastic ... More


“It’s strange, but it’s wonderful”: Doris Wishman’s Nude on the Moon

Karen Joan Kohoutek

in ReFocus: The Films of Doris Wishman

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474482349
eISBN:
9781399501606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474482349.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents a narrative and genre analyses of Wishman’s Nude on the Moon to forward how the film flouts traditional conventions of the science fiction and nudist genres in a way that ... More


Hong Kong Horror Cinema

Gary Bettinson and Daniel Martin (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474424592
eISBN:
9781474444705
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424592.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Dumplings stuffed with diabolical fillings. Sword-wielding zombies. Hopping cadavers. Big-head babies. For decades, Hong Kong cinema has served up images of horror quite unlike those found in other ... More


Genre Studies

Elsie Walker

in Understanding Sound Tracks Through Film Theory

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199896301
eISBN:
9780190217433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199896301.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

This part begins with a summary of Rick Altman’s article “A Semantic/Syntactic Approach to Film Genre.” Altman’s main arguments are used to generate questions about sound tracks with regard to genre ... More


My Teenage Cinematic Love Affair with Doris Wishman

Rebekah McKendry

in ReFocus: The Films of Doris Wishman

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474482349
eISBN:
9781399501606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474482349.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter details the impact Wishman has had on present and future women filmmakers working in genre films. Written self-reflexively, the chapter extends an anecdote of how the author was able to ... More


Circulating Emotion: Race, Gender, and Genre in

E. Deidre Pribram

in Gender Meets Genre in Postwar Cinemas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036613
eISBN:
9780252093661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036613.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Crash (Paul Haggis, 2005) follows a range of diverse but intersecting characters who, in their entirety, are meant to represent a social landscape: modern American urban existence. Through an ... More


Making Radio Genres: Radiogénie as a Force in Early Program Development

Shawn VanCour

in Making Radio: Early Radio Production and the Rise of Modern Sound Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190497118
eISBN:
9780190497149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190497118.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

This chapter addresses processes of genre formation, exploring the role that concepts of radiogénie played in developing new programming forms and a larger sound-mindedness in period producers and ... More


Death and the Maiden: Manifestos, Gender, Self-canonization, and Violence

Jorunn Økland

in The Bible and Feminism: Remapping the Field

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198722618
eISBN:
9780191789311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198722618.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

In a comparative study of the manifesto genre, the chapter selects three manifestos that from the outset shares common traits, including glorification of death and violence, a preoccupation with ... More


Understanding Sound Tracks Through Film Theory

Elsie Walker

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199896301
eISBN:
9780190217433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199896301.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

Until recently, there was a lack of scholarly attention to the power of hearing cinema as well as seeing it. This book breaks new ground by redirecting the arguments of foundational texts within film ... More


Hearing Haneke: The Sound Tracks of a Radical Auteur

Elsie Walker

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190495909
eISBN:
9780190495947
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190495909.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

Haneke’s films are sonically charged experiences of disturbance, desperation, grief, and many forms of violence. They are unsoftened by music, punctuated by accosting noises, shaped by painful ... More


Sondheim in Our Time and His

W. Anthony Sheppard (ed.)

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780197603192
eISBN:
9780197603239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197603192.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Sondheim in Our Time and His offers a wide-ranging historical investigation of the landmark works and extraordinary career of Stephen Sondheim, a career that has spanned much of the history of ... More


Introduction: Re-Animating Re-Animator

Eddie Falvey

in Devil’s Advocates: Re-Animator

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781800859401
eISBN:
9781800852662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800859401.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This introduction examines Re-Animator’s absence from the general discussion of American horror of its era. It considers how other films have been discursively positioned as more notable and explores ... More


Literature and the Law of Nations, 1580-1680

Christopher N. Warren

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198719342
eISBN:
9780191788550
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719342.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book is a literary history of international law in the age of Shakespeare, Milton, Grotius, and Hobbes. It tells the previously untold story of major English Renaissance writers who used ... More


Funny Games: Amplifying Violence, the Violators, the Victims

Elsie Walker

in Hearing Haneke: The Sound Tracks of a Radical Auteur

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190495909
eISBN:
9780190495947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190495909.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

Having established the dominant sonic patterns of Haneke’s cinema in relation to The Seventh Continent, this chapter combines an auteur-centered approach with genre studies. More specifically, it ... More


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