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Authorship and cinema

Cook, Pam (2007) Authorship and cinema In, Cook, Pam (eds.) The Cinema Book 3rd Edition. London, UK, British Film Institute pp. 385-483.

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The chapter reviews the history and cultural impact of debates about authorship and cinema, from the French concept of the 'politique des auteurs' and American and British auteur theory to the structuralist rejection of auteurism and its revision and revival in recent cultural theory. The main text is accompanied by case studies that provide detailed analysis of key films and film-makers.

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Published date: 3 December 2007
Additional Information: An in-depth analysis of the significance of auteurism in cinema studies.
Keywords: Auteur theory in cinema, film directors, women and cinema


Local EPrints ID: 49852
ISBN: 1844571939
PURE UUID: 4265956b-8605-42cd-9d8c-b3e774148743

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Date deposited: 05 Dec 2007
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 14:55

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Author: Pam Cook
Editor: Pam Cook

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