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A Companion to Jean Renoir

ISBN/ASIN: 1444338536,9781444338539 | 2013 | English | epub | 634/0 pages | 3.64 Mb
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell | Author: Alastair Phillips, Ginette Vincendeau | Edition: 1

François 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 periodsThematic structure admits a range of critical methodologies, from textual analysis to archival research, cultural studies, gender-based and philosophical approachesFeatures detailed analysis of Renoir’s essential worksProvides an international perspective on this key auteur’s enduring significance in world film history

A Companion to Jean Renoir

Category: Biography