Selected bibliography

Models/examples of reception studies outside of film studies

Roland Barthes, S/Z (New York: Hill & Wang, 1974; originally published in France in 1970)

Carlo Ginzburg, “Microhistory: Two or Three Things I Know About It,” Critical Inquiry, Vol. 20, No. 4 (1993), pp. 10-35

Wolfgan Iser, The Implied Reader: Patterns of Communication in Prose Fiction from Bunyan to Beckett (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1974)

Robert Hans Jauss, Toward an Aesthetics of Reception (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1982)

Dominick LaCapra, Madame Bovary on Trial (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1982)

Janice Radway, Reading the Romance: Women, Patriarchy, and Popular Literature (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1984)

Helen Taylor, Scarlett’s Women: Gone with the Wind and its Female Fans (London: Virago Press, 1989)

Jane Tomkins, ed. Reader-Response Criticism: From Formalist to Post-Structuralism (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1980)

Reception studies in film studies

Tony Bennett, “Text and Social Process: The Case of James Bond,” Screen 41 (Winter/Spring 1982), pp. 3-14

Tony Bennett, and Janet Woollacott, Bond and Beyond: The Political Career of a Popular Hero (London: Methuen, 1987)

Jacqueline Bobo, “The Color Purple: Black Women’s Responses,” Jump Cut 33 (1988), pp. 43-51

Michael Budd, “The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari: Conditions of Reception,” CineTracts 12 (Winter 1981), pp. 41-59

Barbara Klinger, “Cinema and Social Process: A Contextual Theory of the Cinema and Its Spectators” (Ph.D. dissertation. University of Iowa, 1986)

Barbara Klinger, “Digressions at the Cinema: Reception and Mass Culture,” Cinema Journal 28, No. 4 (Summer 1989), pp. 3-19

Jackie Stacey, “Textual Obsessions: Method, Memory, and Researching Female Spectatorship,” Screen, Vol. 34, No. 3 (1993), pp. 260-274

Janet Staiger and Martin Barker, “Traces of Interpretations: Janet Staiger and Martin Barker in Conversation,” in Framework, no. 42 (2000), http://www.frameworkonline.com/
42jsmb.htm (17 August 2001).

Janet Staiger, Interpreting Films: Studies in the Historical Reception of American Cinema (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1992)

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