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American Movie Critics: An Anthology the from Silents Until Now

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An anthology of unparalleled scope, American Movie Critics charts the rise of movies as art, industry, and mass entertainment. Here are the great movie critics who forged a forceful new vernacular idiom for talking about the new art,?Otis Ferguson, James Agee, Richard Schickel, Pauline Kael, Andrew Sarris, and Molly Haskell, among them. Here too are notable American writers, including Carl Sandburg, H. L. Mencken, Susan Sontag, and John Ashbery, weighing in on a range of cinematic experiences. The volume?s narrative continues to the present with a sampling of the best of today?s reviewers, including J. Hoberman, Roger Ebert, A. O. Scott, and Manohla Dargis. This paperback edition includes additional material reflecting the impact of the Internet and DVDs on film criticism.

About the Author

Phillip Lopate, editor, is an essayist, novelist, and poet, whose books include: the personal essay trilogy Bachelorhood, Against Joie de Vivre, and Portrait of My Body; and Waterfront:?A Journey Around Manhattan. He has also edited Art of the Personal Essay and Writing New York: A Literary Anthology.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781598530223
Author:
Lopate, Phillip
Publisher:
Library of America
Subject:
Film & Video - Reference
Subject:
Film & Video - History & Criticism
Subject:
Film & Video - Guides & Reviews
Subject:
Film - History & Criticism
Subject:
Motion pictures
Subject:
Film and Television-Film Guides
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Publication Date:
20080131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
750
Dimensions:
9.20x6.18x1.65 in. 2.33 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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