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Andre Bazin
     

Andre Bazin

by Dudley Andrew
 

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André Bazin, often dubbed the father of the French New Wave, has had an immense impact on film art. He is credited with almost single-handedly establishing the study of film as an accepted intellectual pursuit. The journal that he founded in 1951, Cahiers du Cinéma, remains the most influential archive of cinema criticism. He remains one of the most

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André Bazin, often dubbed the father of the French New Wave, has had an immense impact on film art. He is credited with almost single-handedly establishing the study of film as an accepted intellectual pursuit. The journal that he founded in 1951, Cahiers du Cinéma, remains the most influential archive of cinema criticism. He remains one of the most read, most studied, and most engaging figures ever to have written about film. The last few years have witnessed a massive resurgence of interest in Bazin among critics, scholars, and students of every persuasion. His writings, a mainstay of film theory courses, are now finding a place on the syllabi of core courses in film history, criticism, and appreciation. Andrew's intellectual biography is a landmark in film scholarship.

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Cineaste

Dudley Andrew has written a book worthy of the man.

The Village Voice

An invaluable addition to film scholarship.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199836956
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/15/2013
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.30(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Dudley Andrew is an Officier de l'ordre des arts et des lettres (French Ministry of Culture and Communication) and an inductee into the America Academy of Arts and Sciences. His numerous books include Mists of Regret and What Cinema Is!

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