Woody Allen: A Casebook

Woody Allen: A Casebook

by Kimball King

First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.See more details below


First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
Casebooks on Modern Dramatists Series
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

General Editor's Note
1Song as Subtext: The Virtual Reality of Lyrics in the Films of Woody Allen1
2Self-Reflexivity in Woody Allen's Films11
3Woody Allen: The Relationship Between the Persona and Its Author23
4"Just a Laugh Machine": Don't Drink the Water on Stage and Screen35
5The Nebbish King: Spiritual Renewal in Woody Allen's Manhattan47
6Existential Themes in Woody Allen's Crimes and Misdemeanors with Reference to Annie Hall and Hannah and Her Sisters55
7Dissonant Harmonies: Classical Music and the Problems of Class in Crimes and Misdemeanors81
8"Some of Us Are Real, Some Are Not": Purple Rose of Cairo93
9Woody's Alice and Alan's Susan: A Tale of Two Women105
10Oh Sweet Diabolical Muse: Creation and Retreat in Woody Allen's Deconstructing Harry, Celebrity, and Other Recent Films115
11Art Devours Life in Woody Allen's Deconstructing Harry135
12Woody Allen and American Character in Deconstructing Harry143
13Deconstructing Everyone Says I Love You and Sweet and Lowdown147
14Conversations with Woody153
Selected Bibliography157

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