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Studies in French cinema : UK perspectives, 1985-2010

Author: Will Higbee; Sarah Leahy
Publisher: Bristol, UK ; Chicago : Intellect, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 important 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,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Will Higbee; Sarah Leahy
ISBN: 9781841503233 1841503231
OCLC Number: 457149508
Description: 396 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Pierrot le fou and post-new wave French cinema / Jill Forbes --
National cinemas and the body politic / Susan Hayward --
Unfamiliar places : 'heterospection' and recent French films on children / Phil Powrie --
The circular ruins? Frontiers, exile and the nation in Renoir's Le Crime de Monsieur Lange / Keith Reader --
Beurz n the hood : the articulation of Beur and French identities in Le thé au harem d'Archimède and Hexagone / Carrie Tarr --
Community, nostalgia and the spectacle of masculinity : Jean Gabin / Ginette Vincendeau --
Asserting text, context and intertext : Jill Forbes and French film studies / Julia Dobson --
Jill Forbes : the continued conversation / Sue Harris --
Political threads and material memory : Mayo's wardrobe for Casque d'or (1952) / Jennie Cousins --
'Une vraie famille Benetton' : maternal metaphors of nation in Il y a longtemps que je t'aime (2008) : a response to Susan Hayward / Sarah Leahy --
Phil Powrie : French film studies as a heterotopic field / Ann Davies --
Men in unfamiliar places : a response to Phil Powrie / Alison Smith --
To elicit and elude : the film writing of Keith Reader / Douglas Morrey --
Sexuality (and resnais) : a response to Keith Reader / Emma Wilson --
Of spaces and difference in La graine et le mulet (2007) : a dialogue with Carrie Tarr / Will Higbee --
Cinema, the second sex and studies of French women's films in the 2000s / Kate Ince --
The bafflement of Gabin and Raimu and the breathlessness of Belmondo : a dialogue with the work of Ginette Vincendeau / Martin O'Shaughnessy --
Placing French film history / Alastair Phillips --
To the distant observer / Jill Forbes --
Censoring French 'cinéma de qualité' : Bel-ami (1954/1957) / Susan Hayward --
Raymond Bernard's Les misérables (1934) / Keith Reader --
Jewish-Arab relations in French, Franco-Maghrebi and Maghrebi cinemas / Carrie Tarr --
The Frenchness of French cinema : the language of national identity, from the regional to the trans-national / Ginette Vincendeau --
Four decades of teaching and research in French cinema / Phil Powrie.
Responsibility: edited by Will Higbee and Sarah Leahy.

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Looks at the development of French screen studies in the United Kingdom over the years and the ways in which innovative scholarship in the UK has helped shape the field in English and French speaking  Read more...

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We find, here, an overview of French cinema from the 1930s to the early twenty-first century that offers a complex and multilayered vision of its field of study, which draws on questions of gender, Read more...

 
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