Kaminsky, Stuart M.
Title American Film Genres: Approaches to a Critical Theory of Popular Film
Book Condition Very Good+ in Very Good+ dj
Edition First Edition
Publisher Dayton OH Pflaum Publishing (c.1974)
0-8278-0277-3 / 9780827802773
Seller ID 11817
(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).
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