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Film Genre—General Sources
Handbook of American Film Genres
PN 1993.5 .U6 H335 1988
Arranged by broader genre including action/adventure, comedy, the fantastic, songs and soaps, and nontraditional; includes essays on 19 genres. Each essay includes recommended reading (called “checklist”) and selected filmography section.
Refiguring American film genres: history and theory
Main Stacks & Online
PN1993.5.U6 R443 1998
This volume contains nine essays on film genres including trial films, horror, melodrama, nature, film noir, and race, and provides a revised conceptual framework for the study of film genre and its place in popular culture.