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The cinematic muse : critical studies in the history of French cinema / Allen Thiher.


Columbia : University of Missouri Press, 1979.
ISBN 9780826202772, 0826202772

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Subjects Cinéma -- France.
Cinéma -- Scénarios -- Histoire et critique.
Film.
Filmkunst.
France.
Frankreich.
Motion picture plays, French -- History and criticism.
Motion picture plays, French.
Motion pictures -- France.
Motion pictures.
Description vi, 216 pages, [8] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Copyright Date 1979.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-214) and index.
Contents [1.] The avant-garde: The impressionist avant-garde -- Surrealism's enduring bite: Un Chien andalou -- The surrealist film: Man Ray and the limits of metaphor -- Le Sang d'un Poéte: film as orphism -- [2.] In the wake of surrealism: From Entr'acte to a Nous la Liberté: René Clair and the order of farce -- Vigo's Zéro de conduite: surrealism and the myth of childhood -- [3.] Film and society: Jean Renoir and the mimesis of history -- Prévert and Carné's Le Jour se lève: proletarian tragedy -- [4.] Existentialist moment: Bresson's Un condamné à mort: the semiotics of grace -- The existential play in Truffaut's early films -- [5.] Postmodernism: L'Année dernière a Marienbad: the narration of narration -- Postmodern dilemmas: Godard's Alphaville and Deux ou trois choses que je sias d'elle -- Afterword: Is film a language?
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area France
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4665023
(OCoLC)ocm04665023
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Thiher, Allen, 1941-
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