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Leger Grindon

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9781604739886

Published to University Press of Mississippi: March 2014

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781604739886.001.0001

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Why the Boxing Film?

Why the Boxing Film?

The Meaningful Structure of the Boxing Film Genre

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(p.3) 1 Why the Boxing Film?
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Knockout
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Leger Grindon

Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781604739886.003.0001

This chapter defines the boxing film genre and describes its conventions, including animating conflicts, model plot, major characters and settings, boxing’s mise-en-scène, and the viewer’s typical emotional response, followed by a consideration of genre history. It concludes with a discussion of the goals of genre criticism and an outline of this book.

Keywords:   boxing film genre, Hollywood films, emotional response, genre criticism

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