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Authorship and Film (AFI Film Readers Series)

Authorship and Film (AFI Film Readers Series)

by David A. Gerstner

ISBN-10: 0415939941

ISBN-13: 9780415939942

Pub. Date: 11/28/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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


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

Product Details

Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
AFI Film Readers Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Part 1.Authorship studies in review
1.The practices of authorship3
2.Authorship approaches27
Part 2.Authorship and identity in hollywood
3.The auteur theory: michael curtiz, and casablanca61
4.I hear music and ... darryl and irving write history with alexander's ragtime band77
5.Stepping out from behind the grand silhouette: joan harrison's films of the 1940s97
Part 3.Authorship and identity near and far from hollywood
6.Intentions and mass culture: oscar micheaux, identity, and authorship119
7.Cundieff's revision of masculinity in film, or, a "hard" man is not necessarily good to find137
8.John waters goes to hollywood: a poststructural authorship study157
9.Len lye: reading with the body175
10.A lost man: willie varela and the american avant-garde193
11.Grassroots authors: collectivity and construction in community video213
Part 4.The author-function
12.Reframing a biographical legend: style, european filmmakers, and the sideshow cinema of tod browing235
13.Robert stigwood: producer, author, text247
14.Making films asian american: shopping for fangs and the discursive auteur263

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