Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 February 2009

200 Pages | 12 Illustrations, black & white

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719076749

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The secret life of romantic comedy

Celestino Deleyto

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Proposes a new theory for romantic comedy, one of the most popular film genres of the last few decades Complements this theory with detailed textual analyses of a variety of films which have never been discussed before from the perspective of this genre The combination of theory and analysis will help graduate students and researchers put theory into practice The studies of individual films, some of them canonical works, like Rear window or To be or not to be , are innovative and different from previous approaches

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