BiographyI am Director of Graduate Studies and Director of Cinema Studies in the Department of English at Northern Kentucky University, USA. My books include The Working Life: Readings on Work, Labor, and Career, Leaving Springfield: The Simpsons and the Possibilities of Oppositional Culture, The Canon in the Classroom: Pedagogical Implications of Canon Revision in American Literature, Masculinity in the Contemporary Romantic Comedy: Gender as Genre, and Screen Ages: A Survey of American Cinema.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Cinema Studies, American Multicultural Literature, Composition/Rhetoric, Popular Culture Studies.
Reading, movies, indie music, travel.
Published: Jun 11, 2015 by Quarterly Review of Film and Video
Authors: John Alberti
This essay analyzes the male-centered romantic comedies known as “bromances” as evidence of the evolution of the post-patriarchal romantic comedy.