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This book explores how popular film and television genres frame our understanding of on-screen performance. It brings together innovative and inspiring work on this topic from both renowned and newer academics in the field and examines a much neglected area.

Table of Contents

  1. Half Title, Title Page, Copyright
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  1. Contents
  2. p. v
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  1. List of illustrations
  2. pp. vi-vii
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  1. List of contributors
  2. pp. viii-x
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  1. Acknowledgements
  2. pp. xi-xii
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  1. Editor’s introduction
  2. Christine Cornea
  3. pp. 1-17
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  1. 1. Film noir: gesture under pressure
  2. Cynthia Baron
  3. pp. 18-37
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  1. 2. Captured ghosts: horror acting in the 1970s British television drama
  2. Richard J. Hand
  3. pp. 38-58
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  1. 3. Docudrama performance: realism, recognition and representation
  2. Jonathan Bignell
  3. pp. 59-75
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  1. 4. Living stories: performance in the contemporary biopic
  2. Dennis Bingham
  3. pp. 76-95
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  1. 5. Borders and boundaries in Deadwood
  2. Steven Peacock
  3. pp. 96-112
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  1. 6. The Colbert Report: performing the news as parody for the postmodern viewer
  2. Gwendolyn Audrey Foster
  3. pp. 113-129
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  1. 7. Contemporary comedy performance in British sitcom
  2. Brett Mills
  3. pp. 130-147
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  1. 8. 2-D performance and the re-animated actor in science fiction cinema
  2. Christine Cornea
  3. pp. 148-165
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  1. 9. The multiple determinants of television acting
  2. Roberta Pearson
  3. pp. 166-183
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  1. 10. Bollywood blends: genre and performance in Shahrukh Khan’s post-millennial films
  2. Rayna Denison
  3. pp. 184-204
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 205-215
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Additional Information

ISBN
9781526129833
Related ISBN(s)
9780719079801, 9780719095597
MARC Record
OCLC
1085612340
Pages
232
Launched on MUSE
2020-02-05
Language
English
Open Access
No
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