British Film Institute Film Classics 2-Volume Set: The Best of International Cinema 1916-1981

Author:   Rob White ,  Edward Buscombe
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Inc
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9781579583286


Pages:   1605
Publication Date:   30 November 2002
Format:   Hardback
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British Film Institute Film Classics 2-Volume Set: The Best of International Cinema 1916-1981


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Now available in a two-volume set, these essays from the prestigious collection of the British Film Institute capture the thoughts of some pre-eminent critics, novelists, filmmakers and academics on the most important films of our time. From Camille Paglia on The Birds to Salman Rushdie on The Wizard of Oz , this collection of the first 50 BFI titles showcases the range of styles and approaches of contemporary film criticism and offers informed and lively critiques of some of the most notable films of world cinema.

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Author:   Rob White ,  Edward Buscombe
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Inc
Imprint:   Routledge Member of the Taylor and Francis Group
Dimensions:   Width: 21.00cm , Height: 5.80cm , Length: 28.00cm
Weight:   3.878kg
ISBN:  

9781579583286


ISBN 10:   1579583288
Pages:   1605
Publication Date:   30 November 2002
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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The stature of films and writers makes this work valuable.... Recommended. Lower-division undergraduates and higher. <br>- Choice, June 2003 <br> Academic and research libraries that are not purchasing the series may want to consider this set for their circulating collections. <br>- Booklist/RBB, May 15, 2003 <br> A must-have resource on these films of undeniable historical significance. The essays are all of exceptionally high quality... The BFI series is a landmark in the history of film criticism, and an absolutely essential reference book.... <br>-Quarterly Review of Film and Video, October 2003 <br>


The stature of films and writers makes this work valuable.... Recommended. Lower-division undergraduates and higher. - Choice, June 2003 Academic and research libraries that are not purchasing the series may want to consider this set for their circulating collections. - Booklist/RBB, May 15, 2003 A must-have resource on these films of undeniable historical significance. The essays are all of exceptionally high quality... The BFI series is a landmark in the history of film criticism, and an absolutely essential reference book.... -Quarterly Review of Film and Video, October 2003


The stature of films and writers makes this work valuable... Recommended. Lower-division undergraduates and higher. -- Choice Academic and research libraries that are not purchasing the series may want to consider this set for their circulating collections. -- Booklist/RBB A must-have resource on these films of undeniable historical significance. The essays are all of exceptionally high quality... The BFI series is a landmark in the history of film criticism, and an absolutely essential reference book... -- Quarterly Review of Film and Video


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