The Hollywood romantic comedy : conventions, history, controversies /

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Main Author: Grindon, Leger, 1949-
Format: Book
Published:Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.
Series:New approaches to film genre.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • History, cycles and society
  • Thinking seriously about laughter and romance
  • What is the trouble in paradise? : Trouble in paradise (1932)
  • Jailbreak : His girl friday (1940)
  • The home front romantic comedy and The miracle of Morgan's Creek (1944)
  • Anatomy lesson : Adam's rib (1949)
  • Riding sidesaddle in Some like it hot (1959)
  • Counter conventions and cultural change in The graduate (1967)
  • The trials of partnership in Annie Hall (1977)
  • Friendship, sex and courtship in When Harry met Sally (1989)
  • Parody and the grotesque in There's something about Mary (1998)
  • Women's ambivalence in Waitress.