American Film Genres: Approaches to a Critical Theory of Popular Film

By: Kaminsky, Stuart M.

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(yes, it's a softcover book with a dust jacket) [minor edgewear, some rubbing to covers, soft crease across bottom of front cover, inside very clean; jacket moderately worn at edges/corners]. Trade PB (B&W photographs) Pioneering work in genre film criticism, one of the first published books by this cinema professor who, just a couple of years later, would embark on a more notable (and undoubtedly more lucrative) career as a mystery novelist. This book was widely used in academic film classes throughout the 1970s, and was issued in a revised version in 1985 (minus the chapters on big caper films and musicals, the latter by another contributor).

Title: American Film Genres: Approaches to a Critical Theory of Popular Film

Author: Kaminsky, Stuart M.

Categories: Cinema: Theory/Criticism,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Dayton OH, Pflaum Publishing: (c.1974)

ISBN Number: 0-8278-0277-3

ISBN Number 13: 9780827802773

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dj

Seller ID: 11817

Keywords: Film Theory Cinema Gangster Films Westerns Don Siegel John Ford