Genre and performance: film and television /

Looking at contemporary film and television, this book explores how popular genres frame our understanding of on-screen performance. It brings together ground-breaking and inspiring work on this topic from both renowned and newer academics in the field. Previous studies of screen performance have te...

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Other Authors: Cornea, Christine (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Baltimore, Maryland : Project Muse, 2018
New York [New York] : Distributed in the United States exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan 2010.
New York [New York] : Manchester University Press,
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Film noir : gesture under pressure / Cynthia Baron
  • Captured ghosts : horror acting in the 1970s British television drama / Richard J. Hand
  • Docudrama performance : realism, recognition and representation / Jonathan Bignell
  • Living stories : performance in the contemporary biopic / Dennis Bingham
  • Borders and boundaries in Deadwood / Steven Peacock
  • The Colbert Report : performing the news as parody for the postmodern viewer / Gwendolyn Audrey Foster
  • Contemporary comedy performance in British sitcom / Brett Mills
  • 2-D performance and the re-animated actor in science fiction cinema / Christine Cornea
  • The multiple determinants of television acting / Roberta Pearson
  • Bollywood blends : genre and performance in Shahrukh Khan's post-millennial films / Rayna Denison.