Masculine singular : French new wave cinema /

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Main Author: Sellier, Geneviève.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Durham : Duke University Press, c2008.
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Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: The Aesthetic Doxa on the New Wave
  • Chapter 1. A New Generation Marked by the Emergence of Women
  • Chapter 2. Cinephilia in the 1950s
  • Chapter 3. Auteur Cinema: An Affair of State
  • Chapter 4. Contrasting Receptions
  • Chapter 5. The Precursors
  • Chapter 6. Between Romanticism and Modernism
  • Chapter 7. Nostalgia for a Heroic Masculinity
  • Chapter 8. The Women of the New Wave: Between Modern and Archaic
  • Chapter 9. Jeanne Moreau: Star of the New Wave and Icon of Modernity
  • Chapter 10. Brigitte Bardot and the New Wave: An Ambivalent Relationship
  • Chapter 11. The Independent Filmmakers of the Left Bank: A "Feminist" Alternative?
  • Conclusion: The New Wave's Legacy: "Auteur Cinema"
  • Appendix 1. Box Office Results
  • Appendix 2. The Press
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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