American Movie Critics An Anthology from the Silents until Now
Edition: 2008 (Expurgated)
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Description: An anthology of unparalleled scope, American Movie Criticscharts the rise of movies as art, industry, and mass entertainment. Here are the great movie critics who forged a forceful new vernacular idiom for talking about the new art,?Otis Ferguson, James Agee, Richard Schickel, Pauline Kael, Andrew Sarris, and Molly Haskell, among them. Here too are notable American writers, including Carl Sandburg, H. L. Mencken, Susan Sontag, and John Ashbery, weighing in on a range of cinematic experiences. The volumes narrative continues to the present with a sampling of the best of todays reviewers, including J. Hoberman, Roger Ebert, A. O. Scott, and Manohla Dargis. This paperback edition includes additional material reflecting the impact of the Internet and DVDs on film criticism.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Library of America, The
Publication date: 1/10/2008
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.75" tall
Phillip Lopate is a professor at Columbia University, where he directs the graduate nonfiction program.
|Pioneers: the silent era and the transition to sound|
|Masters and moonlighters: the late 1930s, World War II, and the postwar era|
|The golden age of movie criticism: the 1950s through the 70s|
|Reconsiderations and renegade perspectives: the 1980s to the present|
|Sources and acknowledgments|