Table of contents for The Hollywood romantic comedy : conventions, history, controversies / Leger Grindon.


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List of Plates.
Acknowledgements.
1 Introduction.
2 History, Cycles, and Society.
3 Thinking Seriously About Laughter and Romance.
4 Trouble in Paradise (1932): What is the Trouble in Paradise?
5 His Girl Friday (1940): Jailbreak!
6 The Miracle of Morgan's Creek (1944): The Home Front Romantic Comedy.
7 Adam's Rib (1949): Anatomy Lesson.
8 Some Like It Hot (1959): Riding Sidesaddle.
9 The Graduate (1967): Counter-Conventions and Cultural Change.
10 Annie Hall (1977): The Trials of Partnership.
11 When Harry Met Sally (1989): Friendship, Sex, and Courtship.
12 There's Something About Mary (1998): Parody and the Grotesque.
13 Waitress (2007): Women's Ambivalence.
A Chronology of Prominent Hollywood Romantic Comedies.
References.
Index.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Romantic comedy films -- United States -- History and criticism.
Love in motion pictures.