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Film Art: An Introduction Paperback – 1 Aug 2012

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  • Paperback: 544 pages
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education; 10 (This International Student Edition is for use outside the U.S.) edition (1 Aug. 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0071318313
  • ISBN-13: 978-0071318310
  • Product Dimensions: 20.3 x 1.7 x 25.4 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars 14 customer reviews
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About the Author

David Bordwell is Jacques Ledoux Professor Emeritus of Film Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  He  holds a master's degree and a doctorate in film from the University of Iowa.  His books include The Films of Carl Theodor Dreyer (University of California Press, 1981), Narration in the Fiction Film (University of Wisconsin Press, 1985), Ozu and the Poetics of Cinema (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), Planet Hong Kong: Popular Cinema and the Art of Entertainment (Harvard University Press, 2000), Figures Traced in Light: On Cinematic Staging (University of California Press, 2005), The Way Hollywood Tells It: Story and Style in Modern Movies (University of California Press, 2006), and The Poetics of Cinema (Routledge, 2008).  He has won a University Distinguished Teaching Award and was awarded an honorary degree by the University of Copenhagen.  His we site is www.davidbordwell.net.

Kristin Thompson è membro onorario del Dipartimento di Arti e Comunicazione dell'Università di Wisconsin-Madison. Ha pubblicato, tra gli altri, Exporting Entertainment: America's Place in Word Film Markets, 1901-1934 (1985), Storytelling in the New Hollywood: Understanding Classical Narrative Technique (1999), Herr Lubitsch Goes to Hollywood: German and American Film after World War I (2005).


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