Woody Allen A Casebook
By Kimball King Copyright 2001
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First Published in 2001. Woody Allen, who first became famous as a stand- up comedian and writer of comedy routines, also has had a distinguished career as a playwright, actor, screenwriter and director. While his celebrity status is attributed to some of his better-known early films such as 'Annie Hall', 'Manhattan', 'Hannah and her Sisters' he has produced more than ten new films in the past decade.
Chapter 1 Song as Subtext, Carol Goodson; Chapter 2 Self-Reflexivity in Woody Allen's Films, Sage Hamilton Rountree; Chapter 3 Woody Allen, Marie-Phoenix Rivet; Chapter 4 “Just a Laugh Machine”, William Hutchings; Chapter 5 The Nebbish King, Lee Fallon; Chapter 6 Existential Themes in Woody, Sander H Lee; Chapter 7 Dissonant Harmonies, Thomas Fahy; Chapter 8 “Some of Us Are Real, Some Are Not”, William Hutchings; Chapter 9 Woody's Alice and Alan's Susan, Karen C. Blansfield; Chapter 10 Oh Sweet Diabolical Muse, Gaylord Brewer; Chapter 11 Art Devours Life in Woody Allen's Deconstructing Harry, John Bickley; Chapter 12 Woody Allen and American Character in Deconstructing Harry, Sam Girgus; Chapter 13 Deconstructing Everyone Says I Love You and Sweet and Lowdown, Kimball King; Chapter 14 Conversations with Woody, Eric Lax;