Screening the Text: Intertextuality in New Wave French Cinema
Cinema has always been "literary" in its desire to tell stories and in its need to borrow plots and narrative techniques from novels. But the French New Wave directors of the 1950s self-consciously rejected the idea that film was a mere extension of literature. With subversive techniques that exploded traditional methods of film narrative, they embraced fragmentation and a...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published December 17th 2002 by Johns Hopkins University Press
(first published 1992)
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