Film History

ISBN-10: 0070064458

ISBN-13: 9780070064454

Edition: 1994

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List price: $69.37
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 864
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.586
Language: English

David Bordwell is Jacques Ledoux Professor of Film Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He holds a master's degree and a doctorate from the University of Iowa. He is the author of The Films of Carl Theodor Dreyer (University California Press, 1981), Narration in the Fiction Film (University Wisconsin Press, 1985), Ozu and the Poetics of Cinema (British Film Institute/Princeton University Press, 1988), Making Meaning: Inference and Rhetoric in the Interpretation of Cinema (Harvard University Press, 1989), The Cinema of Eisenstein (Harvard University Press, 1993), On the History of Film Style (Harvard University Press, 1997) and Planet Hong Kong: Popular Cinema and the Art of Entertainment (Harvard University Press, 2000). He has won a University Distinguished Teaching Award.

Early Cinema
The Invention and Early Years of the Cinema
The International Expansion of the Cinema
National Cinemas, Hollywood Classicism, and World War I
The Late Silent Era, 1919-1929
France in the 1920's
Germany in the 1920's
Soviet Cinema in the 1920's
The Late Silent Era in Hollywood
International Trends of the 1920's
The Development of Sound Cinema, 1926-1945
The Introduction of Sound
The Hollywood Studio System
Other Studio Systems
Cinema and the State: The USSR, Germany and Italy
France: Poetic Realism, the Popular Front, and the Occupation
Leftist Documentary and Experimental Cinemas
The Postwar Era, 1946-1960's
American Cinema in the Postwar Era
Postwar European Cinema: Neorealism and Other Trends
Postwar European Cinema: France, Scandinavia, and Britain
Postwar Cinema Beyond the West
Art Cinema and the Idea of Authorship
New Waves and Young Cinemas
Documentary and Experimental Cinema in the Postwar Era
The Contemporary Cinema, 1960's to the Present
Third World Cinema: Mass Production and Revolutionary Politics
Critical Political Cinema of the 1960's and 1970's
Documentary and Experimental Film
Hollywood's Fall and Rise: Since the 1960's
New Cinemas and New Developments: Europe, The USSR, and the Pacific Since the 1970s
New Cinemas in Developing Countries Since the 1970's
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