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Parody as film genre

"never give a saga an even break"

by Wes D. Gehring

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Parody films -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWes D. Gehring ; foreword by Scott R. Olson.
    SeriesContributions to the study of popular culture,, no. 69
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.C55 G426 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 223 p. :
    Number of Pages223
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL34546M
    ISBN 100313261865
    LC Control Number99018592


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