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Genre, myth, and convention in the classic French cinema, 1929-1939

C. G. Crisp


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  • Title:
    Genre, myth, and convention in the classic French cinema, 1929-1939
  • Author: C. G. Crisp
  • Description: NINE Box-Office Success in the Thirties: Films debased by popular tasteŽ?TEN Conclusion; A Viewer's Guide; Filmography; Notes; Bibliography; Index; Film Index; About the Author
    Genre, Myth, and Convention in the French Cinema, 1929--1939 examines classic French film, exploring and analyzing the cinema as an institution, the textual system to which it gave rise, and the light that such an approach can shed on the process of production and reception of specific films. Colin Crisp identifies recurrent patterns in the fields of character, narrative, and setting in the French cinema of the early sound period and delineates the myths that these patterns embodied. In Part One he dis
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Publisher: Bloomington, Ind. : Indiana University Press ; Chesham : Combined Academic
  • Format: 1 online resource (488 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-282-07191-2;ISBN 0-253-10961-2;ISBN 9786612071911;ISBN 0-253-10377-0
  • Subjects: Motion pictures -- France -- History; Film genres -- France; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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