A Companion to Jean Renoir
Copyright © 2013 Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
Editor(s): Alastair Phillips, Ginette Vincendeau
Published Online: 11 APR 2013
Print ISBN: 9781444338539
Online ISBN: 9781118325315
About this Book
François 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