Authorship and Film (AFI Film Readers Series)

Authorship and Film (AFI Film Readers Series)

by David A. Gerstner

First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.See more details below


First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
AFI Film Readers Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Pt. 1Authorship studies in review
1The practices of authorship3
2Authorship approaches27
Pt. 2Authorship and identity in Hollywood
3The auteur theory: Michael Curtiz, and Casablanca61
4I hear music and ... Darryl and Irving write history with Alexander's Ragtime Band77
5Stepping out from behind the grand silhouette: Joan Harrison's films of the 1940s97
Pt. 3Authorship and identity near and far from Hollywood
6Intentions and mass culture: Oscar Micheaux, identity, and authorship119
7Cundieff's revision of masculinity in film, or, a "hard" man is not necessarily good to find137
8John Waters goes to Hollywood: a poststructural authorship study157
9Len Lye: reading with the body175
10A lost man: Willie Varela and the American avant-garde193
11Grassroots authors: collectivity and construction in community video213
Pt. 4The author-function
12Reframing a biographical legend: style, European filmmakers, and the sideshow cinema of Tod Browing235
13Robert Stigwood: producer, author, text247
14Making films Asian American: shopping for fangs and the discursive auteur263

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