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Studies in French cinema UK perspectives, 1985-2010

Will Higbee; Sarah Leahy


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  • Title:
    Studies in French cinema UK perspectives, 1985-2010
  • Author: Will Higbee; Sarah Leahy
  • Description: Front Cover; Preliminary Pages; Contents; Acknowledgements; Contributors; Chapter 1: Introduction; Part I; Chapter 2: Pierrot le fou and Post-New Wave French Cinema; Chapter 3: National Cinemas and the Body Politic; Chapter 4: Unfamiliar Places: 'Heterospection' and Recent French Films on Children; Chapter 5: The Circular Ruins? Frontiers, Exile and the Nation in Renoir's Le Crime de Monsieur Lange; Chapter 6: Beurz n the Hood: The Articulation of Beur and French Identities in Le Thé au harem d'Archimède and Hexagone
    Chapter 7: Community, Nostalgia and the Spectacle of Masculinity: Jean GabinReferences to Part I; Part II; Chapter 8: Asserting Text, Context and Intertext: Jill Forbes and French Film Studies; Chapter 9: Jill Forbes: The Continued Conversation; Chapter 10: Political Threads and Material Memory: Mayo's Wardrobe for Casque d'or (1952); Chapter 11: 'Une vraie famille Benetton': Maternal Metaphors of Nation in Il y a longtemps que je t'aime (2008) - a Response to Susan Hayward; Chapter 12: Phil Powrie: French Film Studies as a Heterotopic Field
    Chapter 13: Men in Unfamiliar Places: A Response to Phil PowrieChapter 14: To Elicit and Elude: The Film Writing of Keith Reader; Chapter 15: Sexuality (and Resnais): A Response to Keith Reader; Chapter 16: Of Spaces and Difference in La Graine et le mulet (2007): A Dialogue with Carrie Tarr; Chapter 17: Cinema, the Second Sex and Studies of French Women's Films in the 2000s; Chapter 18: The Bafflement of Gabin and Raimu and the Breathlessness of Belmondo: A Dialogue with the Work of Ginette Vincendeau; Chapter 19: Placing French Film History; References to Part II; Part III
    Chapter 20: To the Distant ObserverChapter 21: Censoring French 'Cinéma de qualité' - Bel-Ami (1954/1957); Chapter 22: Raymond Bernard's Les Misérables (1933); Chapter 23: Jewish-Arab Relations in French, Franco-Maghrebi and Maghrebi Cinemas; Chapter 24: The Frenchness of French Cinema: The Language of National Identity, from the Regional to the Trans-national; Chapter 25: Four Decades of Teaching and Research in French Cinema; References to Part III; Index; Back Cover
    Studies in French Cinema looks at the development of French screen studies in the United Kingdom over the past twenty years and the ways in which innovative scholarship in the UK has helped shape the field in English and French speaking universities. This seminal text is also a tribute to six key figures within the field who have been leaders in research and teaching of French cinema: Jill Forbes, Susan Hayward, Phil Powrie, Keith Reader, Carrie Tarr, and Ginette Vincendeau.Coinciding with the tenth anniversary of the celebrated Intellect journal of the same title and covering a wide range of
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Publisher: Bristol, UK ; Chicago : Intellect
  • Format: 1 online resource (402 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-283-16266-0;ISBN 9786613162663;ISBN 1-84150-447-5
  • Subjects: Motion pictures -- France -- History -- 20th century; Motion pictures -- France -- History -- 21st century; Motion pictures, French -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Great Britain; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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