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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780816116157
  • Publisher: Macmillan Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/1/1995
  • Series: Perspectives on Film Series
  • Pages: 200
  • Product dimensions: 6.45 (w) x 9.54 (h) x 0.99 (d)

Table of Contents

Series Editors' Note
Publisher's Note
Contributors of Essays
Introduction: Woody Allen: The Artist as Worker 3
What's New Pussycat? 21
Take the Money and Run 22
Bananas 23
Love and Death 24
Annie Hall 26
Interiors 28
A Visual Poem to New York City (Review of Manhattan) 31
The Invisible Man: You Are What You Meet (Review of Zelig) 34
A Midwinter Night's Dream (Review of The Purple Rose of Cairo) 37
Hannah and Her Sisters 41
September 45
Oedipus Wrecks, from New York Stories 50
Husbands and Wives 52
That Obscure Object of Analysis 57
The Dissolution of the Self in Zelig 71
Zelig According to Bakhtin 78
Woody Allen's The Purple Rose of Cairo and the Genres of Comedy 91
Home, Hearth, and Hannah: Family in the Films of Woody Allen 98
Frame Breaking and Code Breaking in Woody Allen's Relationship Films 121
Woody Allen: American Prose Humorist 137
Love and Death and Food: Woody Allen's Comic Use of Gastronomy 146
A Portrait of the Artist as a Neurotic: Studies in Interior Distancing in the Films of Woody Allen 158
Neither Here nor There 177
Woody Allen and the Jews 188
Self-Deprecation and the Jewish Humor of Woody Allen 199
"My Worst Fears Realized": Woody Allen and the Holocaust 218
Selected Bibliography 237
An Allen Filmography 239
Index 253
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