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.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: An in-depth analysis of the significance of auteurism in cinema studies.
ISBNs: 1844571939 (print)
9781844571932 (print)
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Keywords: Auteur theory in cinema, film directors, women and cinema
ePrint ID: 49852
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3 December 2007Published
Date Deposited: 05 Dec 2007
Last Modified: 16 Apr 2017 18:15
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