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Bonjour tristesse de Françoise Sagan (Analyse de l'oeuvre)

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  • Nombre de pages: 36
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Bonjour tristesse

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Cette fiche de lecture sur Bonjour tristesse de Françoise Sagan propose une analyse complète de l'oeuvre : • un résumé de Bonjour tristesse • une a ...

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Détails: Cette fiche de lecture sur Bonjour tristesse de Françoise Sagan propose une analyse complète de l'oeuvre : • un résumé de Bonjour tristesse • une analyse des personnages • une présentation des axes d'analyse de Bonjour tristesse de Françoise Sagan Cette fiche de lecture sur Bonjour Tristesse de Sagan a été rédigée par un professeur de français. À propos de FichesDeLecture.com : FichesdeLecture.com propose plus 2500 analyses complètes de livres sur toute la littérature classique et contemporaine : des résumés, des analyses de livres, des questionnaires et des commentaires composés, etc. Nos analyses sont plébiscitées par les lycéens et les enseignants. Toutes nos analyses sont téléchargeables directement en ligne. FichesdeLecture est partenaire du Ministère de l'Education.


Modern Languages Study Guides: Bonjour tristesse

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Literature analysis made easy. Build your students' confidence in their language abilities and help them develop the skills needed to critique their chosen ...

  • L'auteur : Karine Harrington
  • Editeur: Hodder Education
  • ISBN: 151043545X
  • Genre: Foreign Language Study
  • Nombre de pages: 96
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Literature analysis made easy. Build your students' confidence in their language abilities and help them develop the skills needed to critique their chosen work: putting it into context, understanding the themes and narrative technique, as well as specialist terminology. Breaking down each scene, character and theme in Bonjour tristesse (Hello sadness) this accessible guide will enable your students to understand the historical and social context of the novel and give them the critical and language skills needed to write a successful essay. - Strengthen language skills with relevant grammar, vocab and writing exercises throughout - Aim for top marks by building a bank of textual examples and quotes to enhance exam response - Build confidence with knowledge-check questions at the end of every chapter - Revise effectively with pages of essential vocabulary and key mind maps throughout - Feel prepared for exams with advice on how to write an essay, plus sample essay questions, two levels of model answers and examiner commentary


Bonjour Tristesse by Françoise Sagan (Book Analysis)

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Détails: Unlock the more straightforward side of Bonjour Tristesse with this concise and insightful summary and analysis! This engaging summary presents an analysis of Bonjour Tristesse by Françoise Sagan, which centres around Cécile, a teenage girl who lives a carefree and hedonistic life with her widowed father Raymond. The novel narrates the events of one summer, in which a series of unexpected occurrences force Cécile to confront a difficult choice between her shallow and frivolous lifestyle and the responsibilities of adulthood. Sagan wrote Bonjour Tristesse at the age of just 18, and the novel brought her immediate success and fame. It is still widely read and studied in France today and remains her best-known work, although she wrote a number of other novels, as well as plays, film scripts, short stories and nonfiction. Find out everything you need to know about Bonjour Tristesse in a fraction of the time! This in-depth and informative reading guide brings you: • A complete plot summary • Character studies • Key themes and symbols • Questions for further reflection Why choose BrightSummaries.com? Available in print and digital format, our publications are designed to accompany you in your reading journey. The clear and concise style makes for easy understanding, providing the perfect opportunity to improve your literary knowledge in no time. See the very best of literature in a whole new light with BrightSummaries.com!


Bonjour tristesse

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Paru en 1954 Cécile a dix-sept ans et passe ses vacances d’été avec son père dans une villa louée au bord de la Méditerranée. Mais l’arrivée d ...

  • L'auteur : Françoise Sagan
  • Editeur: Stock
  • ISBN: 2234075971
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 200
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Paru en 1954 Cécile a dix-sept ans et passe ses vacances d’été avec son père dans une villa louée au bord de la Méditerranée. Mais l’arrivée d’Anne vient troubler ce délicieux désordre.


Fiche de lecture Bonjour tristesse (résumé détaillé et analyse littéraire de référence)

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La collection « Connaître une œuvre » vous offre la possibilité de tout savoir de Bonjour tristesse de Françoise Sagan grâce à une fiche de lecture ...

  • L'auteur : Françoise Sagan
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Détails: La collection « Connaître une œuvre » vous offre la possibilité de tout savoir de Bonjour tristesse de Françoise Sagan grâce à une fiche de lecture aussi complète que détaillée. La rédaction, claire et accessible, a été confiée à un spécialiste universitaire. Notre travail éditorial vous offre un grand confort de lecture, spécialement développé pour la lecture numérique. Cette fiche de lecture répond à une charte qualité mise en place par une équipe d’enseignants. Ce livre numérique contient : - Un sommaire dynamique - La biographie de Françoise Sagan - La présentation de l’œuvre - Le résumé détaillé (chapitre par chapitre) - Les raisons du succès - Les thèmes principaux - L'étude du mouvement littéraire de l’auteur


Bonjour tristesse de Françoise Sagan (fiche de lecture de référence)

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Venez découvrir Bonjour tristesse, le roman de Françoise Sagan, grâce à une analyse littéraire de référence. Écrite par un spécialiste universitai ...

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Au Revoir, Tristesse

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A lighthearted look at how to bring more humor, happiness, and joie de vivre into our lives through French literature Like many people the world over, Viv ...

  • L'auteur : Viv Groskop
  • Editeur: Abrams
  • ISBN: 1683357973
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Nombre de pages: 256
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: A lighthearted look at how to bring more humor, happiness, and joie de vivre into our lives through French literature Like many people the world over, Viv Groskop wishes she was a little more French. A writer, comedian, and journalist, Groskop studied the language obsessively starting at age 11, and spent every vacation in France, desperate to escape her Englishness and to have some French chic rub off on her. In Au Revoir, Tristesse, Groskop mixes literary history and memoir to explore how the classics of French literature can infuse our lives with joie de vivre and teach us how to say goodbye to sadness. From the frothy hedonism of Colette and the wit of Cyrano de Bergerac to the intoxicating universe of Marguerite Duras and the heady passions of Les Liaisons dangereuses, this is a love letter to great French writers. With chapters on Marcel Proust, Victor Hugo, Gustave Flaubert, Stendhal, Honoré de Balzac, Albert Camus, and of course Françoise Sagan, this is a delectable read for book lovers everywhere.


Sagan, Paris 1954

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Before Françoise Sagan the literary icon there was Françoise Quoirez, an eighteen-year-old Parisian girl, who wrote a novel and needed a publisher for it ...

  • L'auteur : Anne Berest
  • Editeur: Gallic Books
  • ISBN: 191047715X
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 176
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Before Françoise Sagan the literary icon there was Françoise Quoirez, an eighteen-year-old Parisian girl, who wrote a novel and needed a publisher for it.


Everything Is Cinema

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A landmark biography explores the crucial resonances among the life, work, and times of one of the most influential filmmakers of our age When Jean-Luc God ...

  • L'auteur : Richard Brody
  • Editeur: Metropolitan Books
  • ISBN: 1429924314
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Nombre de pages: 720
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: A landmark biography explores the crucial resonances among the life, work, and times of one of the most influential filmmakers of our age When Jean-Luc Godard wed the ideals of filmmaking to the realities of autobiography and current events, he changed the nature of cinema. Unlike any earlier films, Godard's work shifts fluidly from fiction to documentary, from criticism to art. The man himself also projects shifting images—cultural hero, fierce loner, shrewd businessman. Hailed by filmmakers as a—if not the—key influence on cinema, Godard has entered the modern canon, a figure as mysterious as he is indispensable. In Everything Is Cinema, critic Richard Brody has amassed hundreds of interviews to demystify the elusive director and his work. Paying as much attention to Godard's technical inventions as to the political forces of the postwar world, Brody traces an arc from the director's early critical writing, through his popular success with Breathless, to the grand vision of his later years. He vividly depicts Godard's wealthy conservative family, his fluid politics, and his tumultuous dealings with women and fellow New Wave filmmakers. Everything Is Cinema confirms Godard's greatness and shows decisively that his films have left their mark on screens everywhere.


How Many Miles to Babylon?

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As a child Alec, heir to the big house and only son of a bitter marriage, formed a close friendship with Jerry, a village boy who shared his passion for ho ...

  • L'auteur : Jennifer Johnston
  • Editeur: Penguin UK
  • ISBN: 0141909439
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 160
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: As a child Alec, heir to the big house and only son of a bitter marriage, formed a close friendship with Jerry, a village boy who shared his passion for horses. In 1914 both enlisted in the British Army – Alec goaded by his beautiful, cold mother to fight for King and Country, Jerry to learn his trade for the Irish Nationalist cause. But amid the mud of Flanders, their relationship is tested by an ordeal beyond the horror of the battlefield...


Lara kusapa

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Lara Kusapa (Bonjour Tristesse) adalah novel pertama Françoise Sagan yang terbit pada 1954 di Prancis. Buku yang ditulis ketika usianya baru 18 tahun ini ...

  • L'auteur : Françoise Sagan,Serambi Ilmu Semesta
  • Editeur: Serambi Ilmu Semesta
  • ISBN: 9790241216
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 164
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Lara Kusapa (Bonjour Tristesse) adalah novel pertama Françoise Sagan yang terbit pada 1954 di Prancis. Buku yang ditulis ketika usianya baru 18 tahun ini segera menjadi best-seller dan menyulut skandal heboh lantaran bertutur tentang seksualitas gadis remaja tanpa malu-malu. Novel ini melejitkan Sagan sebagai sosok terkemuka dalam sastra Prancis dan menjadi karya abadi yang terus dibaca orang. Sebuah buku yang asyik dibaca dan mengesankan. " Diterbitkan oleh penerbit Serambi Ilmu Semesta" (Serambi Group)


Au Revoir, Tristesse

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A lighthearted look at how to bring more humor, happiness, and joie de vivre into our lives through French literature Like many people the world over, Viv ...

  • L'auteur : Viv Groskop
  • Editeur: Abrams
  • ISBN: 1683357973
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Nombre de pages: 256
  • Langue: French/English
  • Vues: 958
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Détails: A lighthearted look at how to bring more humor, happiness, and joie de vivre into our lives through French literature Like many people the world over, Viv Groskop wishes she was a little more French. A writer, comedian, and journalist, Groskop studied the language obsessively starting at age 11, and spent every vacation in France, desperate to escape her Englishness and to have some French chic rub off on her. In Au Revoir, Tristesse, Groskop mixes literary history and memoir to explore how the classics of French literature can infuse our lives with joie de vivre and teach us how to say goodbye to sadness. From the frothy hedonism of Colette and the wit of Cyrano de Bergerac to the intoxicating universe of Marguerite Duras and the heady passions of Les Liaisons dangereuses, this is a love letter to great French writers. With chapters on Marcel Proust, Victor Hugo, Gustave Flaubert, Stendhal, Honoré de Balzac, Albert Camus, and of course Françoise Sagan, this is a delectable read for book lovers everywhere.


Open Architecture

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The International Building Exhibition 1984/87 in Berlin constitutes one of the most remarkable examples to discuss "open architecture". Almost 10,000 dwell ...

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  • Editeur: Birkhäuser
  • ISBN: 303561377X
  • Genre: Architecture
  • Nombre de pages: 416
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: The International Building Exhibition 1984/87 in Berlin constitutes one of the most remarkable examples to discuss "open architecture". Almost 10,000 dwellings were constructed or restored in the Kreuzberg districts adjacent to the Berlin Wall, inhabited about halfway by immigrants. The renowned author Esra Akcan, related in many ways to Turkey, Berlin and the USA, narrates the history and reverberations of this architectural-political event.


The Films of Jean Seberg

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Here is the first comprehensive examination of the international film career of Iowa-born actress Jean Seberg (1938–1979). Bursting onto the scene as sta ...

  • L'auteur : Michael Coates-Smith,Garry McGee
  • Editeur: McFarland
  • ISBN: 0786490225
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Nombre de pages: 232
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Here is the first comprehensive examination of the international film career of Iowa-born actress Jean Seberg (1938–1979). Bursting onto the scene as star of Otto Preminger’s controversial Saint Joan (1957), the 19-year-old Seberg encountered great difficulty recovering from the devastating criticism of her performance. The turnaround came in 1959 with her brilliant work in Jean-Luc Godard’s “new wave” classic À bout de souffle (Breathless). Though her Hollywood prospects were harmed by subsequent political involvements, Seberg continued to work with some of Europe’s finest directors. Her later films offer a fascinating view of the movie industry in the 1960s and 1970s—and of a courageous actress always ready for a new challenge. A biographical sketch provides a framework for detailed scrutiny of her 37 films. Background information and a critical evaluation is provided for each title.


On the Margins

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  • L'auteur : Freeman G. Henry
  • Editeur: Rodopi
  • ISBN: 9789051834260
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Nombre de pages: 159
  • Langue: French/English
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Middlebrow Matters

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This is the first book to study the middlebrow novel in France. Middlebrow is a derogatory word that connotes blandness, mediocrity and a failed aspiration ...

  • L'auteur : Diana Holmes
  • Editeur: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 1786949520
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Nombre de pages: 244
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: This is the first book to study the middlebrow novel in France. Middlebrow is a derogatory word that connotes blandness, mediocrity and a failed aspiration to 'high' culture. However, when appropriated as a positive term to denote that wide swathe of literature between the challenging experimentalism of the high and the formulaic drive of the popular, it enables a rethinking of the literary canon from the point of view of what most readers actually read, a criterion curiously absent from dominant definitions of literary value. Since women have long formed a majority of the nation's reading public, this perspective immediately feminises what has always been a very male canon. Opening with a theorisation of the concept of middlebrow that mounts a defence of some literary qualities disdained by modernism, the book then focuses on a series of case studies of periods (the Belle Époque, inter-war, early twenty-first century), authors (including Colette, Irène Nemirovsky, Françoise Sagan, Anna Gavalda) and the middlebrow nature of literary prizes. It concludes with a double reading of a single text, from the perspective of an academic critic, and from that of a middlebrow reader.


Saul Bass

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Iconic graphic designer and Academy Award–winning filmmaker Saul Bass (1920–1996) defined an innovative era in cinema. His title sequences for films su ...

  • L'auteur : Jan-Christopher Horak
  • Editeur: University Press of Kentucky
  • ISBN: 0813147190
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Nombre de pages: 492
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Iconic graphic designer and Academy Award–winning filmmaker Saul Bass (1920–1996) defined an innovative era in cinema. His title sequences for films such as Otto Preminger's The Man with the Golden Arm (1955) and Anatomy of a Murder (1959), Alfred Hitchcock's Vertigo (1958) and North by Northwest (1959), and Billy Wilder's The Seven Year Itch (1955) introduced the idea that opening credits could tell a story, setting the mood for the movie to follow. Bass's stylistic influence can be seen in popular Hollywood franchises from the Pink Panther to James Bond, as well as in more contemporary works such as Steven Spielberg's Catch Me If You Can (2002) and television's Mad Men. The first book to examine the life and work of this fascinating figure, Saul Bass: Anatomy of Film Design explores the designer's revolutionary career and his lasting impact on the entertainment and advertising industries. Jan-Christopher Horak traces Bass from his humble beginnings as a self-taught artist to his professional peak, when auteur directors like Stanley Kubrick, Robert Aldrich, and Martin Scorsese sought him as a collaborator. He also discusses how Bass incorporated aesthetic concepts borrowed from modern art in his work, presenting them in a new way that made them easily recognizable to the public. This long-overdue book sheds light on the creative process of the undisputed master of film title design—a man whose multidimensional talents and unique ability to blend high art and commercial imperatives profoundly influenced generations of filmmakers, designers, and advertisers.


Masculine Singular

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Masculine Singular is an original interpretation of French New Wave cinema by one of France’s leading feminist film scholars. While most criticism of the ...

  • L'auteur : Geneviève Sellier
  • Editeur: Duke University Press
  • ISBN: 0822388979
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Nombre de pages: 278
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Masculine Singular is an original interpretation of French New Wave cinema by one of France’s leading feminist film scholars. While most criticism of the New Wave has concentrated on the filmmakers and their films, Geneviève Sellier focuses on the social and cultural turbulence of the cinema’s formative years, from 1957 to 1962. The New Wave filmmakers were members of a young generation emerging on the French cultural scene, eager to acquire sexual and economic freedom. Almost all of them were men, and they “wrote” in the masculine first-person singular, often using male protagonists as stand-ins for themselves. In their films, they explored relations between men and women, and they expressed ambivalence about the new liberated woman. Sellier argues that gender relations and the construction of sexual identities were the primary subject of New Wave cinema. Sellier draws on sociological surveys, box office data, and popular magazines of the period, as well as analyses of specific New Wave films. She examines the development of the New Wave movement, its sociocultural and economic context, and the popular and critical reception of such well-known films as Jules et Jim and Hiroshima mon amour. In light of the filmmakers’ focus on gender relations, Sellier reflects on the careers of New Wave’s iconic female stars, including Jeanne Moreau and Brigitte Bardot. Sellier’s thorough exploration of early New Wave cinema culminates in her contention that its principal legacy—the triumph of a certain kind of cinephilic discourse and of an “auteur theory” recognizing the director as artist—came at a steep price: creativity was reduced to a formalist game, and affirmation of New Wave cinema’s modernity was accompanied by an association of creativity with masculinity.


Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature

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Describes authors, works, and literary terms from all eras and all parts of the world. ...

  • L'auteur : Merriam-Webster, Inc,MERRIAM-WEBSTER STAFF,Encyclopaedia Britannica Publishers, Inc. Staff
  • Editeur: Merriam-Webster
  • ISBN: 9780877790426
  • Genre: Reference
  • Nombre de pages: 1236
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Describes authors, works, and literary terms from all eras and all parts of the world.


Stardom in Postwar France

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The 1950s and 1960s were a key moment in the development of postwar France. The period was one of rapid change, derived from post-World War II economic and ...

  • L'auteur : John Gaffney,Diana Holmes
  • Editeur: Berghahn Books
  • ISBN: 0857450093
  • Genre: History
  • Nombre de pages: 248
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: The 1950s and 1960s were a key moment in the development of postwar France. The period was one of rapid change, derived from post-World War II economic and social modernization; yet many traditional characteristics were retained. By analyzing the eruption of the new postwar world in the context of a France that was both modern and traditional, we can see how these worlds met and interacted, and how they set the scene for the turbulent 1960s and 70s. The examination of the development of mass culture in post-war France, undertaken in this volume, offers a valuable insight into the shifts that took place. By exploring stardom from the domain of cinema and other fields, represented here by famous figures such as Brigitte Bardot, Johnny Hallyday or Jean-Luc Godard, and less conventionally treated areas of enquiry (politics [de Gaulle], literary [Françoise Sagan], and intellectual culture [Lévi-Strauss]) the reader is provided with a broad understanding of the mechanisms of popularity and success, and their cultural, social, and political roles. The picture that emerges shows that many cultural articulations remained or became identifiably "French," in spite of the American mass-culture origins of these social, economic, and cultural transformations.


Projecting the World

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Discussion of international culture and politics in Hollywood films from the mid-1930s to 1960s. ...

  • L'auteur : Russell Meeuf,Anna Cooper
  • Editeur: Wayne State University Press
  • ISBN: 0814343074
  • Genre: Art
  • Nombre de pages: 272
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Détails: Discussion of international culture and politics in Hollywood films from the mid-1930s to 1960s.


Let's Hear It for the Girls

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"Bravo! They've given adults and young girls a much-needed treasure map of heroines and 'she-roes'...It blazes an important path in the forest of children' ...

  • L'auteur : Erica Bauermeister,Holly Smith
  • Editeur: Penguin
  • ISBN: 1101161752
  • Genre: Reference
  • Nombre de pages: 240
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: "Bravo! They've given adults and young girls a much-needed treasure map of heroines and 'she-roes'...It blazes an important path in the forest of children's literature."—Jim Trelease.


Bonjour Tristesse

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Henrivende og selvoptagede Cécile er sytten år, og hun går ikke synderlig meget op i at opføre sig ordentligt. Endelig fri af sin kostskoles strenge re ...

  • L'auteur : Francoise Sagan
  • Editeur: Gyldendal A/S
  • ISBN: 8702189720
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: N.A
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Henrivende og selvoptagede Cécile er sytten år, og hun går ikke synderlig meget op i at opføre sig ordentligt. Endelig fri af sin kostskoles strenge reglement tager hun med sin far – en charmerende og dameglad enkemand uden de store ansvarsfølelser – på sommerferie i en villa på den franske riviera. Med sig har de farens nyeste veninde, den bekymrings- og tankeløse Elsa. Middelhavet glitrer, de går med store hatte og på kasino, Cécile indleder en affære med en jurastuderende der er ”høj og næsten smuk”, det er løsslupne dag i faderens selskab og den brændende sol. Men da den afdøde mors veninde, Anne, slutter sig til selskabet og begynder at knytte tætte bånd til faren og blande sig i Céciles opdragelse, lægger Cécile en plan, der skal skille de to voksne ad, en plan der får tragiske og uforudsete følger. Francoise Sagans udgav sin debutroman Bonjour Tristesse som 18-årig i 1954 til ramaskrig ikke bare i Frankrig, men verden over. Den sensuelle og dekadente roman var en tvetydig hyldest til den seksuelle frigørelse og historien om en fremmelig pige, der på en gang ved for meget og for lidt om den omverden, hun forsøger at kontrollere.


From Vichy to the Sexual Revolution

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At the end of World War II, France discarded not only the Vichy regime but also the austere ideology behind it. Under the veneer of a conservative vision o ...

  • L'auteur : Sarah Fishman
  • Editeur: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 0190248645
  • Genre: History
  • Nombre de pages: 320
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: At the end of World War II, France discarded not only the Vichy regime but also the austere ideology behind it. Under the veneer of a conservative vision of family characterized by the traditional structure of a male breadwinner and female homemaker, the conception of love, marriage, and parenting began changing in the years immediately after the Liberation. In the 1950s, France experienced rapid economic development alongside a baby boom, changing from a rural country worn out by economic depression, war, and occupation into an urban, industrial, and affluent nation. Meanwhile, the works of Sigmund Freud, Simone de Beauvoir, and Alfred Kinsey began to influence popular culture and shape how people thought about their partners, their children, and themselves. Little more than twenty years after Vichy was abolished, France had already entered the early phases of a dramatic sexual revolution, laying the groundwork for the turmoil of May 1968. From Vichy to the Sexual Revolution explores the factors that led to such radical changes in French notions of gender roles, family structures, and sexuality. Sarah Fishman follows French women's path toward emancipation from winning suffrage in 1945 to the social movements of 1960s, painting a broad view of shifting habits and ideas about love, courtship, sex, marriage, parenting, childhood, and adolescence. She surveys a wide range of sources, including juvenile court cases, inexpensive guidebooks on marriage and childbirth, and popular magazines--Marie Claire and Elle most notably, where iconic columnists such as Marcelle Auclair and Marcelle Ségal answered readers' letters and dispensed intimate and inspirational advice to millions of women. Fishman deftly links economic, political, and social transformations, showing how the vision of family shifted away from a rigid structure dominated by the authority of the father toward a more dynamic group characterized by engaged relationships between parents and children. A sweeping social history of postwar France, this book illuminates the extraordinary impact that national policies have on ordinary lives.


The Routledge Dictionary of Cultural References in Modern French

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Now in its second edition, The Routledge Dictionary of Cultural References in Modern French reveals the hidden cultural dimension of contemporary French, a ...

  • L'auteur : Michael Mould
  • Editeur: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1000199940
  • Genre: Foreign Language Study
  • Nombre de pages: 650
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Détails: Now in its second edition, The Routledge Dictionary of Cultural References in Modern French reveals the hidden cultural dimension of contemporary French, as used in the press, going beyond the limited and purely lexical approach of traditional bilingual dictionaries. Even foreign learners of French who possess a good level of French often have difficulty in fully understanding French articles, not because of any linguistic shortcomings on their part but because of their inadequate knowledge of the cultural references. This cultural dictionary of French provides the reader with clear and concise explanations of the crucial cultural dimension behind the most frequently used words and phrases found in the contemporary French press. This vital background information, gathered here in this innovative and entertaining dictionary, will allow readers to go beyond a superficial understanding of the French press and the French language in general to see the hidden yet implied cultural significance that is so transparent to the native speaker. This fully revised second edition includes: a broad range of cultural references from the historical and literary to the popular and classical; an enhanced analysis of punning mechanisms used in the press; over 3,000 cultural references explained with updated examples; a three-level indicator of frequency; new and expanded chapters on the French of Quebec, institutional and academic references, and English borrowings in the areas of IT and medical science; over 600 online questions to test knowledge before and after reading. The Routledge Dictionary of Cultural References in Modern French is the ideal reference for all undergraduate and postgraduate students of French seeking to enhance their understanding of the French language. It will also be of interest to teachers, translators and Francophiles alike. French students in khâgne, Sciences-Po and schools of journalism will also find this book valuable and relevant for their studies. Test questions and solutions are available at www.routledge.com/9780367376758, in addition to three online chapters. These bonus chapters explore figurative expressions involving the names of animals, the language of the law and slang terms.


"Have You Seen . . . ?"

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In 1975, David Thomson published his Biographical Dictionary of Film, and few film books have enjoyed better press or such steady sales. Now, thirty-three ...

  • L'auteur : David Thomson
  • Editeur: Knopf
  • ISBN: 0307270521
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Nombre de pages: 1024
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: In 1975, David Thomson published his Biographical Dictionary of Film, and few film books have enjoyed better press or such steady sales. Now, thirty-three years later, we have the companion volume, a second book of more than 1,000 pages in one voice—that of our most provocative contemporary film critic and historian. Juxtaposing the fanciful and the fabulous, the old favorites and the forgotten, this sweeping collection presents the films that Thomson offers in response to the question he gets asked most often—“What should I see?” This new book is a generous history of film and an enticing critical appraisal written with as much humor and passion as historical knowledge. Not content to choose his own top films (though they are here), Thomson has created a list that will surprise and delight you—and send you to your best movie rental service. But he also probes the question: after one hundred years of film, which ones are the best, and why? “Have You Seen . . . ?” suggests a true canon of cinema and one that’s almost completely accessible now, thanks to DVDs. This book is a must for anyone who loves the silver screen: the perfect confection to dip into at any point for a taste of controversy, little-known facts, and ideas about what to see. This is a volume you’ll want to return to again and again, like a dear but argumentative friend in the dark at the movies.


The World and Its Double

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Otto Preminger was one of Hollywood's first truly independent producer/directors. He sought to address the major social, political, and historical question ...

  • L'auteur : Chris Fujiwara
  • Editeur: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • ISBN: 1466894237
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Nombre de pages: 496
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Otto Preminger was one of Hollywood's first truly independent producer/directors. He sought to address the major social, political, and historical questions of his time in films designed to appeal to a wide public. Blazing a trail in the examination of controversial issues such as drug addiction (The Man with the Golden Arm) and homosexuality (Advise and Consent) and in the frank, sophisticated treatment of adult material (Anatomy of a Murder), Preminger in the process broke the censorship of the Hollywood Production Code and the blacklist. He also made some of Hollywood's most enduring film noir classics, including Laura and Fallen Angel. An Austrian émigré, Preminger began his Hollywood career in 1936 as a contract director. When the conditions emerged that led to the fall of the studio system, he had the insight to perceive them clearly and the boldness to take advantage of them, turning himself into one of America's most powerful filmmakers. More than anyone else, Preminger represented the transition from the Hollywod of the studios to the decentralized, wheeling and dealing New Hollywood of today. Chris Fujiwara's critical biography--the first in more than thirty years--follows Preminger throughout his varied career, penetrating his carefully constructed public persona and revealing the many layers of his work.


Poetics of Cinema

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Bringing together twenty-five years of work on what he has called the "historical poetics of cinema," David Bordwell presents an extended analysis of a key ...

  • L'auteur : David Bordwell
  • Editeur: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1135867801
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Nombre de pages: 512
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Bringing together twenty-five years of work on what he has called the "historical poetics of cinema," David Bordwell presents an extended analysis of a key question for film studies: how are films made, in particular historical contexts, in order to achieve certain effects? For Bordwell, films are made things, existing within historical contexts, and aim to create determinate effects. Beginning with this central thesis, Bordwell works out a full understanding of how films channel and recast cultural influences for their cinematic purposes. With more than five hundred film stills, Poetics of Cinema is a must-have for any student of cinema.


Otto Preminger

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Otto Preminger (1905–1986), whose Hollywood career spanned the 1930s through the 1970s, is popularly remembered for the acclaimed films he directed, amon ...

  • L'auteur : Gary Bettinson
  • Editeur: Univ. Press of Mississippi
  • ISBN: 1496835212
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Nombre de pages: 220
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Otto Preminger (1905–1986), whose Hollywood career spanned the 1930s through the 1970s, is popularly remembered for the acclaimed films he directed, among which are the classic film noir Laura, the social-realist melodrama The Man with the Golden Arm, the CinemaScope musical Carmen Jones, and the riveting courtroom drama Anatomy of a Murder. As a screen actor, he forged an indelible impression as a sadistic Nazi in Billy Wilder’s Stalag 17 and as the diabolical Mr. Freeze in television’s Batman. He is remembered, too, for drastically transforming Hollywood’s industrial practices. With Exodus, Preminger broke the Hollywood blacklist, controversially granting screen credit to Dalton Trumbo, one of the exiled “Hollywood Ten.” Preminger, a committed liberal, consistently shattered Hollywood’s conventions. He routinely tackled socially progressive yet risqué subject matter, pressing the Production Code’s limits of permissibility. He mounted Black-cast musicals at a period of intense racial unrest. And he embraced a string of other taboo topics—heroin addiction, rape, incest, homosexuality—that established his reputation as a trailblazer of adult-centered storytelling, an enemy of Hollywood puritanism, and a crusader against censorship. Otto Preminger: Interviews compiles nineteen interviews from across Preminger’s career, providing fascinating insights into the methods and mindset of a wildly polarizing filmmaker. With remarkable candor, Preminger discusses his filmmaking practices, his distinctive film style, his battles against censorship and the Hollywood blacklist, his clashes with film critics, and his turbulent relationships with a host of well-known stars, from Marilyn Monroe and Frank Sinatra to Jane Fonda and John Wayne.


The Films in My Life

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From a cinematic grand master, “one of the most readable books of movie criticism, and one of the most instructive” (American Film Institute). An icon. ...

  • L'auteur : François Truffaut
  • Editeur: Diversion Books
  • ISBN: 1626813965
  • Genre: Art
  • Nombre de pages: 370
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: From a cinematic grand master, “one of the most readable books of movie criticism, and one of the most instructive” (American Film Institute). An icon. A rebel. A legend. The films of François Truffaut defined an exhilarating new form of cinema for moviegoers the world over. But before Truffaut became a great director, he was a critic who stood at the vanguard, pioneering an innovative way to view movies and to write about the cinematic arts. Now, for the first time in eBook, the legendary director shares his own words, as one of the most influential filmmakers of all time examines the art of movie-making through engaging and deeply personal reviews about the movies he loves. Truffaut writes extensively about his heroes, from Hitchcock to Welles, Chaplin to Renoir, Buñuel to Bergman, Clouzot to Cocteau, Capra to Hawks, Guitry to Fellini, sharing analysis and insight as to what made them film legends, and how their work led Truffaut and his fellow directors into classics like The 400 Blows, Jules and Jim, and the French New Wave movement. Articulate and candid, The Films in My Life is for everyone who has sat in a dark movie theater and dreamed. “Truffaut brings the same intelligence and grace to the printed page that he projects onto the screen. The Films in My Life provides a rare knowledgeable look at movies and moviemaking.” —Newsday


The Penguin Modern Classics Book

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The essential guide to twentieth-century literature around the world For six decades the Penguin Modern Classics series has been an era-defining, ever-evol ...

  • L'auteur : Henry Eliot
  • Editeur: Penguin UK
  • ISBN: 0241441617
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Nombre de pages: 624
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: The essential guide to twentieth-century literature around the world For six decades the Penguin Modern Classics series has been an era-defining, ever-evolving series of books, encompassing works by modernist pioneers, avant-garde iconoclasts, radical visionaries and timeless storytellers. This reader's companion showcases every title published in the series so far, with more than 1,800 books and 600 authors, from Achebe and Adonis to Zamyatin and Zweig. It is the essential guide to twentieth-century literature around the world, and the companion volume to The Penguin Classics Book. Bursting with lively descriptions, surprising reading lists, key literary movements and over two thousand cover images, The Penguin Modern Classics Book is an invitation to dive in and explore the greatest literature of the last hundred years.


Gidget

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Gidget: Origins of a Teen Girl Transmedia Franchise examines the multiplicity of books, films, TV shows, and merchandise that make up the transmedia Gidget ...

  • L'auteur : Pamela Robertson Wojcik
  • Editeur: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1351734040
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Nombre de pages: 110
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Détails: Gidget: Origins of a Teen Girl Transmedia Franchise examines the multiplicity of books, films, TV shows, and merchandise that make up the transmedia Gidget universe from the late 1950s to the 1980s. The book examines the Gidget phenomenon as an early and unique teen girl franchise that expands understanding of both teen girlhood and transmedia storytelling. It locates the film as existing at the historical intersection of numerous discourses and events, including the emergence of surf culture and surf films; the rise of California as signifier of modernity and as the epicentre of white American middle-class teen culture; the annexation of Hawaii; the invention of Barbie; and Hollywood’s reluctant acceptance of teen culture and teen audiences. Each chapter places the Gidget text in context, looking at production and reception circumstances and intertexts such as the novels of Françoise Sagan, the Tammy series, La Dolce Vita, and The Patty Duke Show, to better understand Gidget’s meaning at different points in time. This book explores many aspects of Gidget, providing an invaluable insight into this iconic franchise for students and researchers in film studies, feminist media studies, and youth culture.


A Companion to Jean-Luc Godard

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This compendium of original essays offers invaluable insights intothe life and works of one of the most important and influentialdirectors in the history o ...

  • L'auteur : Tom Conley,T. Jefferson Kline
  • Editeur: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118587014
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Nombre de pages: 576
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: This compendium of original essays offers invaluable insights intothe life and works of one of the most important and influentialdirectors in the history of cinema, exploring his major films,philosophy, politics, and connections to other critics anddirectors. Presents a compendium of original essays offering invaluableinsights into the life and works of one of the most important andinfluential filmmakers in the history of cinema Features contributions from an international cast of major filmtheorists and critics Provides readers with both an in-depth reading ofGodard’s major films and a sense of his evolution from theNew Wave to his later political periods Brings fresh insights into the great director’sbiography, including reflections on his personal philosophy,politics, and connections to other critics and filmmakers Explores many of the 80 features Godard made in nearly 60years, and includes coverage of his recent work in video


100 Guilty Pleasure Movies

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Along with such familiar titles as The Devil Wears Prada and Remember the Titans, Stratton introduces readers to lesser-known gems like Diplomatic Courier, ...

  • L'auteur : James Stratton
  • Editeur: Dog Ear Publishing
  • ISBN: 1457555883
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Nombre de pages: 534
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Along with such familiar titles as The Devil Wears Prada and Remember the Titans, Stratton introduces readers to lesser-known gems like Diplomatic Courier, The Narrow Margin, Prime Cut and Under Fire. The selections represent every major genre of film: domestic drama, musical, film noir, Western, science fiction, comedy, biopic, war, espionage, sports, superhero and horror. Among the acting careers examined are those of Cary Grant, Marlene Dietrich, Judy Garland, Greer Garson, Burt Lancaster, Meryl Streep, Matt Damon, Mark Wahlberg, Denzel Washington, Daniel Craig and many others. Covering over ninety years of film history, this is a book for the casual fan as well as the seasoned student. Easy to read and to navigate, it is a must-have reference.


The Migrant's Time

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The conditions of alienation and exclusion are inextricably linked to the experience of the migrant. This volume explores both the increasing emergence of ...

  • L'auteur : Saloni Mathur
  • Editeur: Yale University Press
  • ISBN: 0300172583
  • Genre: Art
  • Nombre de pages: 256
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: The conditions of alienation and exclusion are inextricably linked to the experience of the migrant. This volume explores both the increasing emergence of the theme of migration as a dominant subject matter in art as well as the ways in which the varied mobilities of a globalized world have radically reshaped art's conditions of production, reception, and display. In a selection of essays, fourteen distinguished scholars explore the universality of conditions of global migration and interdependence, inviting a rethinking of existing perspectives in postcolonial, transnational, and diaspora studies, and laying the foundation for empirical and theoretical directions beyond the terms of these traditional frameworks.


How to be Well Read

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As the annual flood of published novels grows ever greater, it’s a hard a job to keep up, let alone sort the wheat from the chaff. Fortunately, literary ...

  • L'auteur : John Sutherland
  • Editeur: Random House
  • ISBN: 1409039153
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Nombre de pages: 528
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: As the annual flood of published novels grows ever greater, it’s a hard a job to keep up, let alone sort the wheat from the chaff. Fortunately, literary sleuth and academic John Sutherland is on hand to do precisely that. In the course of over 500 wittily informative pieces he gives us his own very personal take on the most rewarding, most remarkable and, on occasion, most shamelessly enjoyable works of fiction ever written – the perfect reading list for the would-be literary expert. His taste is impressively eclectic. An appreciation of Apuleius’s The Golden Ass – arguably the first-ever novel – is followed by a consideration of Ian Fleming’s Goldfinger. The Handmaid’s Tale is followed by Hangover Square, Jane Eyre by Jaws. There are imposing Victorian novels, entertaining contemporary thrillers and everything in between, from dystopian works to romance. The flavour of each is brilliantly evoked and its relative merits or demerits assessed. At the same time, John Sutherland shows how the work fits into a broader context – whether that of the author’s life or of other books from the same genre or period. And he offers endless snippets of intriguing information: did you know, for example, that the Nazis banned Bambi or that William Faulkner wrote As I Lay Dying on an upturned wheelbarrow; that Voltaire completed Candide in three days, or that Anna Sewell was paid £20 for Black Beauty? Encyclopedic and entertaining by turns, this is a wonderful dip-in book, whose opinions will inform and on occasion, no doubt, infuriate. It is also effectively a history of the novel in 500 or so bite-sized pieces.


Media and Nostalgia

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Media and Nostalgia is an interdisciplinary and international exploration of media and their relation to nostalgia. Each chapter demonstrates how nostalgia ...

  • L'auteur : K. Niemeyer
  • Editeur: Springer
  • ISBN: 1137375884
  • Genre: History
  • Nombre de pages: 241
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Media and Nostalgia is an interdisciplinary and international exploration of media and their relation to nostalgia. Each chapter demonstrates how nostalgia has always been a media-related matter, studying also the recent nostalgia boom by analysing, among others, digital photography, television series and home videos.


Otto Preminger

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The first full-scale life of the controversial, greatly admired yet often underrated director/producer who was known as “Otto the Terrible.” Nothing ab ...

  • L'auteur : Foster Hirsch
  • Editeur: Knopf
  • ISBN: 0307489213
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Nombre de pages: 592
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: The first full-scale life of the controversial, greatly admired yet often underrated director/producer who was known as “Otto the Terrible.” Nothing about Otto Preminger was small, trivial, or self-denying, from his privileged upbringing in Vienna as the son of an improbably successful Jewish lawyer to his work in film and theater in Europe and, later, in America. His range as a director was remarkable: romantic comedies (The Moon Is Blue); musicals (Carmen Jones; Porgy and Bess); courtroom dramas (The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell; Anatomy of a Murder); adaptations of classic plays (Shaw's Saint Joan, screenplay by Graham Greene); political melodrama (Advise and Consent); war films (In Harm's Way); film noir (Laura; Angel Face; Bunny Lake Is Missing). He directed sweeping sagas (from The Cardinal and Exodus to Hurry Sundown) and small-scale pictures, adapting Françoise Sagan's Bonjour Tristesse with Arthur Laurents and Nelson Algren's The Man with the Golden Arm. Foster Hirsch shows us Preminger battling studio head Darryl F. Zanuck; defying and undermining the Production Code of the Motion Picture Association of America and the Catholic Legion of Decency, first in 1953 by refusing to remove the words "virgin" and "pregnant" from the dialogue of The Moon Is Blue (he released the film without a Production Code Seal of Approval) and then, two yeras later, when he dared to make The Man with the Golden Arm, about the then-taboo subject of drug addiction. When he made Anatomy of a Murder in 1959, the censors objected to the use of the words "rape," "sperm," "sexual climax," and "penetration." Preminger made one concession (substituting "violation" for "penetration"); the picture was released with the seal, and marked the beginning of the end of the Code. Hirsch writes about how Preminger was a master of the "invisible" studio-bred approach to filmmaking, the so-called classical Hollywood style (lengthy takes; deep focus; long shots of groups of characters rather than close-ups and reaction shots). He shows us Preminger, in the 1950s, becoming the industry's leading employer of black performers—his all-black Carmen Jones and Porgy and Bess remain landmarks in the history of racial representation on the American screen—and breaking another barrier by shooting a scene in a gay bar for Advise and Consent, a first in American film. Hirsch tells how Preminger broke the Hollywood blacklist when, in 1960, he credited the screenplay of Exodus to Dalton Trumbo, the most renowed of the Hollywood Ten, and hired more blacklisted talent than anyone else. We see Preminger's balanced style and steadfast belief in his actors' underacting set against his own hot-tempered personality, and finally we see this European-born director making his magnificent films about the American criminal justice system, Anatomy of a Murder, and about the American political system, Advise and Consent. Foster Hirsch shows us the man—enraging and endearing—and his brilliant work.


The Films of Agnes Moorehead

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In The Films of Agnes Moorehead, Axel Nissen looks at Agnes Moorehead’s sixty-three feature films between 1941 and 1973. Each film is profiled, with part ...

  • L'auteur : Axel Nissen
  • Editeur: Scarecrow Press
  • ISBN: 0810891379
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Nombre de pages: 382
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Détails: In The Films of Agnes Moorehead, Axel Nissen looks at Agnes Moorehead’s sixty-three feature films between 1941 and 1973. Each film is profiled, with particular emphasis placed on the films that merit closer attention: Citizen Kane, The Magnificent Ambersons, Mrs. Parkington, Dark Passage, All That Heaven Allows, The Left Hand of God, The Swan, Tempest, The Bat, and Hush… Hush, Sweet Charlotte. Arranged in chronological order, the discussion of these films highlights Moorehead’s contribution to each feature. In addition to analyzing her performances, the author discusses the development of Moorehead’s career as a whole, along with her relationship with various studios, directors, producers, and fellow actors. Based on extensive interviews with the actress’s surviving friends and co-workers, as well as detailed archival research into primary sources, this book brings to light new information not just about Moorehead’s work in film, but on her life and career in general.


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