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East-West Film Journal, Volume 2, No. 1

by 

Wimal Dissanayake (ed.); John Charlot and Paul Clark (assoc. eds.)

East-West Film Journal

Publisher:

Honolulu: East-West Center

Publication Date: December 1987
Binding: paper
Pages: ii, 110

 

The first film journal devoted to the Asia-Pacific region as a whole provides a forum in which Asian and Western cinemas can be introduced to and appreciated by a world-wide audience.

Contents:
SPECIAL ISSUE ON HUMOR IN CINEMA
Editor’s Note
The Dimensions of American Humor
by Arthur Power Dudden
Screwball Comedy
by Duane Paul Byrge
Humor in Japanese Cinema
by Ian Buruma
Satisfied or Not: Desire and Discourse in the Chinese Comedy of the 1960s
by Ma Ning
You Could Die Laughing: Jewish Humor and Film
by Patricia Erens
Raj Kapoor and the Indianization of Charlie Chaplin
by Malti Sahai
Humor in Australian Cinema
by Nadia Tass
Humor in Korean Cinema
by Ahn Byung Sup
In Conclusion…
by Susan Sontag
Book Reviews