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French Comedy on Screen: A Cinematic History

French Comedy on Screen: A Cinematic History

by R. Lanzoni

Paperback(1st ed. 2014)

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French comedy films occupy a specific cultural space and are influenced by national traditions and shared cultural references, but at the same time they have always been difficult to classify. This book investigates the different methods in which these comedies textually inscribed and exemplified a variety of cultural and historical landmarks.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349341436
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 10/30/2014
Edition description: 1st ed. 2014
Pages: 265
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Rémi Fournier Lanzoni is Associate Professor in Romance Languages at Wake Forest University, USA

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. The Early Comedies of the Sound Era 2. The Comedies of Post War France 3. Comedy in the Modern Era 4. French Comedy Today

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