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A Companion to Jean Renoir, Hardback Book


Francois 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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