Woody Allen: A Casebook

Woody Allen: A Casebook

by Kimball King
ISBN-10:
081533124X
ISBN-13:
9780815331247
Pub. Date:
06/28/2001
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
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Woody Allen: A Casebook

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

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780815331247
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/28/2001
Series: Casebooks on Modern Dramatists Series
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

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

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