A Companion to Woody Allen

A Companion to Woody Allen

Editor(s): Peter Bailey, Sam Girgus

Published Online: 26 JUN 2013

Print ISBN: 9781444337235

Online ISBN: 9781118514870

DOI: 10.1002/9781118514870

About this Book

Edited by two renowned Allen experts, A Companion to Woody Allen presents a collection of 26 original essays on the director's films. Contributions offer a number of divergent critical perspectives while expanding the contexts in which his work is understood.

  • A timely companion by the authors of two of the most important books on Allen to date
  • Illuminates the films of Woody Allen from a number of divergent critical perspectives
  • Explores the contexts in which his work should be understood
  • Assesses Allen's remarkable filmmaking career from its early beginnings and investigates the conflicts and contradictions that suffuse it
  • Discusses Allen's recognition as a global cinematic figure

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Biography/Autobiography/Auteurism

  2. Part II: Movies about the Movies

  3. Part III: Allen and His Sisters

  4. Part III: Allen and His Sisters: Cultural Critiques

  5. Part IV: Influences/Intertextualities

  6. Part V: Philosophy/Religion

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