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Directory : Film Studies :: Film Genres


Chanan, Michael (nd) 'On Documentary: The Zapruder Quotient' [link added 22/05/2000]

Chandler, Daniel (1997) 'An Introduction to Genre Theory' [link added 11/08/1997]

Congleton, Philip C (nd) 'Film Genres and Sub-Genres' [link added 07/04/1998]

Fischoff, Stuart (1998) 'Favourite Film Choices: Influences of the Beholder and the Beheld' [link added 27/11/2000]

Fischoff, Stuart, Joe Antonio & Diane Lewis (1998) 'Favourite Films and Film Genres As A Function of Race, Age, and Gender' [link added 23/07/2001]

Laseur, Carol (1996) 'Genre and Film' [link added 11/08/1997]

Lawrie, Katherine (1995) 'Genre Theory and John Ford's Stagecoach' [link added 03/07/1997]

O Regan, Tom (1998) 'Fair Dinkum Fillums: The Crocodile Dundee Phenomenon' [link added 27/11/2000]

Other Links

Film Genres (Yahoo! Index)

Hollywood Film Genres ('The Greatest Films' Site

Genres and Themes in Films (Internet Movie Database)

The Movie Cliché List

Recommended Reading

Altman, Rick (1999) : Film Genre. London: BFI

Cohan, Steven & Ina Rae Hark (1992) : Screening the Male. London: Routledge

Craig, Steve (1992) : Men, Masculinity and the Media. Newbury Park, CA: Sage.

Dines, Gail & Jean M Humez (Eds.) (1994) : Gender, Race and Class in Media. Newbury Park: Sage

Russo, Vito (1987) : The Celluloid Closet: Homosexuality in the Movies. New York: Harper Collins.

Screen Editorial Collective (1992) : The Sexual Subject London: Routledge

Tasker, Yvonne (1998) : Working Girls: Gender and Sexuality in Popular Cinema London: Routledge