9781444338539

A Companion to Jean Renoir

  • ISBN 13:

    9781444338539

  • ISBN 10:

    1444338536

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 06/04/2013
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

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Summary

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 periods
  • Thematic structure admits a range of critical methodologies, from textual analysis to archival research, cultural studies, gender-based and philosophical approaches
  • Features detailed analysis of Renoir’s essential works
  • Provides an international perspective on this key auteur’s enduring significance in world film history

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