- Hollywood hybrids : mixing genres in contemporary films / Ira Jaffe.
- Main Author:
- Jaffe, Ira, 1943-
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, 2008
"Through close reading of work by major U.S. filmmakers such as Quentin Tarantino, David Lynch, Errol Morris, Todd Haynes, and Joel and Ethan Coen, Hollywood Hybrids studies provocative disorienting strategies of genre mixing in contemporary cinema. The book also investigates foreign parallels to U.S. hybrid cinema in films by such directors as Pedro Almodavar and Stephen Chow. Hollywood Hybrids focuses on genre mixing as a key creative interest, motivating celebrated filmmakers, as thus relates genre to auteur theory. The book also links recent hybrid cinema to earlier instances of hybrid form in film and other arts, including painting, music, literature, and architecture."--BOOK JACKET.
- Physical Description:
ix, 181 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 161-166) and index.
Includes filmography: p. 167-170.
9780742539501 (cloth : alk. paper)
0742539504 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780742539518 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0742539512 (pbk. : alk. paper)