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Terms of Endearment Hollywood Romantic Comedy of the 1980s And 1990s

ISBN-10: 0748608850

ISBN-13: 9780748608850

Edition: 1998

Authors: Peter W. Evans, Celestino Deleyto, Peter William Evans

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Description:

Using a wide range of popular mainstream films, this book looks at how recent cultural discourses on gender and sexuality have found their way into the apparently inflexible structure of romantic comedy.
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Book details

List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publication date: 5/31/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Celestino Deleyto is Professor in English Literature and Film at the University of Zaragoza, Spain

List of Illustrations
List of Contributors
Acknowledgements
Introduction: Surviving Love
Love Lies: Romantic Fabrication in Contemporary Romantic Comedy
'I Think I Could Fall in Love with Him': Victor/Victoria and the 'Drag' of Romantic Comedy
Murphy's Romance: Romantic Love and the Everyday
Something Wild: Take a Walk on the Wild Side (But Be Home before Midnight)
Time Trips and Other Tropes: Peggy Sue Got Married and the Metaphysics of Romantic Comedy
Working Girl: A Case Study of Achievement by Women? New Opportunities, Old Realities
Love and Other Triangles: Alice and the Conventions of Romantic Comedy
The Fever and the Itch: Matching Plots in Spike Lee's Jungle Fever
Allison Anders's Gas Food Lodging: Independent Cinema and the New Romance
Meg Ryan, Megastar
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