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A Companion to Jean Renoir free pdf Francois Truffaut called him, simply, 'the best'. Jean Renoir is a towering figure in world cinema and fully justifies this monumental survey that includes contributions from leading international film scholars and comprehensively analyzes Renoir's life and career from numerous critical perspectives. * New and original research by the world's leading English and French language Renoir scholars explores stylistic, cultural and ideological aspects of Renoir's films as well as key biographical periods * Thematic structure admits a range of critical methodologies, from textual analysis to archival research, cultural studies, gender-based and philosophical approaches * Features detailed analysis of Renoir's essential works * Provides an international perspective on this key auteur's enduring significance in world film history

About Alastair Phillips

Alastair Phillips is Reader in Film Studies at theUniversity of Warwick, UK. He is the author of Rififi(2009), and City of Darkness, City of Light: EmigreFilmmakers in Paris 1929-1939 (2004). He is co-author of 100Film Noirs (2009) and co-editor, with Ginette Vincendeau, of Journeys of Desire: European Actors in Hollywood (2006) aswell as, with Julian Stringer, of Japanese Cinema: Texts andContexts (2007).

Ginette Vincendeau is Professor of Film Studies atKing s College London, UK. Among her books are Jean Gabin,Anatomie d un mythe, with Claude Gauteur (1993, 2006),Pepe le Moko (1998), Stars and Stardom inFrench Cinema (2000), Jean-Pierre Melville: An American inParis (2003), and La Haine (2005). She co-editedJourneys of Desire: European Actors in Hollywood (2006) andThe New Wave: Critical Landmarks (2009).


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Author : Alastair Phillips
Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley
Data Published : 17 May 2013
ISBN : 1444338536
EAN : 9781444338539
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 634 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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