The New Wave: Truffaut, Godard, Chabrol, Rohmer, Rivette (Google eBook)

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UNET 2 Corporation, 2004 - Performing Arts - 370 pages
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Contents

PREFACE
9
INTRODUCTION THE CAMERA WRITES
13
TRUFFAUT THE ANTOINE DOINEL CYCLE
23
TRUFFAUT THE STATEMENT OF GENRES
47
TRUFFAUT THE EXPLOSION OF GENRES
63
TRUFFAUT INTIMATE POLITICS
81
GODARD WOMEN AND THE OUTSIDER
107
GODARD MODES OF DISCOURSE
133
GODARD RETURNING TO ZERO PICTURE AND ACT
193
GODARD THEORY AND PRACTICE THE DZIGAVERTOV PERIOD
219
CHABROL FILMS NOIRS IN COLOR
259
ROHMER MORAL TALES THE ART OF COURTLY LOVE
291
RIVETTE THE PROCESS OF NARRATIVE
311
THE NEW WAVE THIRTY YEARS LATER
339
NOTES
343
REFERENCES
351

GODARD A SEASON IN HELL ICY POETRY
159

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