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Questioning Genre in World Cinemas, 2021/22, Semester 1
Dr Mani King Sharpe
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Grant, Barry Keith. 2007. Film Genre: From Iconography to Ideology (London: Wallflower), pp. 4-28.  

Spicer, Andrew (2005) Film Noir (Harlow: Pearson), pp. 1-26.  

Borde, Raymond and Chaumeton, Etienne (2002), A Panorama of American Film Noir, 1941-1953 (San Fran: City Lights), pp.17-25.  

Bould, Mark (2005) 'Out of the Past: the Pre-history of Film Noir' in: Film Noir: From Berlin to Sin City (London and New York: Wallflower). pp. 24-48.  

Kracauer, Siegfried (1966), 'Caligari' in: From Caligari to Hitler: A Psychological History of the German Film (Princeton: Princeton University Press), pp. 61-76.   

Elsaesser, Thomas (1991), 'Tales of Sound and Fury', in: Imitations of Life (Detroit: Wayne State University Press), pp. 68-91.   OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (MAA 22/09/2020)   

Hansen, Miriam (1980) Traces of Transgression in Apocalypse Now, Social Text, No. 3, pp. 123-135  

Trafton, John (2016) Panorama, Phantasmagoria and Subjective Vision in War Cinema in: The American Civil War and the Hollywood War Film (London: Palgrave), pp. 49-60.  

Morley, David, and Robins, Kevin (2002) 'Techno-orientalism' in: Spaces of Identity (London: Routledge), pp. 147-173  

Larson, Wendy (2008) Zhang Yimou's Hero: dismantling the myth of cultural power, Journal of Chinese Cinemas, 2:3, 181-196.  

Lee, Vivian (2007) Virtual bodies, flying objects: the digital imaginary in contemporary martial arts films, Journal of Chinese Cinemas, 1 (1) 9-26.  

hooks, bell (1992) 'Is Paris Burning?' in: Black Looks (Boston: South End Press), pp. 145-156.   

Jeon, Joseph Jonghyun (2009), 'Residual Selves: Trauma and Forgetting in Park Chan-wook's Oldboy', East asia cultures critique, Volume 17, Number 3, Winter, pp. 713-740  


This list was last updated on 10/08/2020