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Thomas Schatz has cited art historian Henri Focillon’s notion that the life-cycle morphology is “inherent in [art] forms themselves,” although Schatz also draws on Russian formalist theory, which proposes that “as a genre gains popularity it loses its defamiliarizing role and moves inevitably into decadence, giving way to new forms” (Schatz 1981: 37; Gunning 1990: 87). In early genre criticism, this genre morphology was frequently combined with a genre/myth analogy, relating generic rise and fall in a mimetic relationship to changes in social consciousness.
Buscombe, Edward. 1995. ” In Film Genre Reader I I . Ed. Barry Keith Grant. Austin: University of Texas Press. 11-25. Cawelti, John. 1979. ” In Film Theory and Criticism: Introductory Readings. 2nd edn. Ed. Gerald Mast and Marshall Cohen. New York: Oxford University Press. 559-79. Corner, John. 1995. Television Form and Public Address. London: Edward Arnold. 20-3 1. Corngold, Stanley. 1988. Franz Kafia: The Necessity of Form. Ithaca: Cornell University Press. Croce, Benedetto. 1978 [1909, revised 19221.