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You might try  Yvonne Tasker's *Spectacular Bodies:  Gender, Genre, and the
Action Cinema*.
 
Amanda Howell
 
 
At 06:18 PM 6/5/98 +0100, you wrote:
>Does anyone know of genre-studies done on action-films? I've found plenty
>on western, noir, gangster, sci-fi, adventure and other related genres, in
>addition to (naturaly) writings on screen-violence mentioning classic
>action-flicks, but nobody seems to have analysed action as a genre.
>
>Ingvald Bergsagel
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Dr. Amanda Howell
Lecturer, School of Film, Media and Cultural Studies
Faculty of Arts
Griffith University, Nathan QLD 4111
AUSTRALIA
 
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