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The Cinema of Max Ophuls : Magisterial Vision and the Figure of Woman - Susan M. White

The Cinema of Max Ophuls

Magisterial Vision and the Figure of Woman

Paperback Published: 11th April 1995
ISBN: 9780231101134
Number Of Pages: 384
For Ages: 22+ years old

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Using film theory and current criticism, White traces the figure of woman in the work of Max Ophuls.

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Astonishingly good. It's one of the best, if not the best work, combining film analysis, theory, and criticism by an American that I've read in the last ten years.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Circulation and Scapegoating in Lachende Erben (Happy Heirs). Die verkaufte Braut (The Bartered Bride), and Liebeleip. 21
The Economy of the Feminine in Madame de .... Komedie om Geld (Comedy about Money), Sans Lendemain (No Tomorrow), and The Reckless Momentp. 51
Directorial Protocol and the Failed Sacrifice in De Mayerling a Sarajevop. 107
Aggressivity, Image, and Sound in Letter from an Unknown Womanp. 129
To Hear Is to Obey: The Acoustical Imperative in La Signora di Tutti, Werther, and Lachende Erbenp. 195
Spectacle, Economics, and the Perils of Directorship in Le Plaisir, La Ronde, and Caughtp. 225
Closing the Circle: Lola Montes, Divine, and La Tendre Ennemiep. 259
Notesp. 305
Filmographyp. 365
Indexp. 373
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ISBN: 9780231101134
ISBN-10: 0231101139
Series: Film and Culture Series
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 384
Published: 11th April 1995
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.55

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