Marguerite Duras

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Manchester University Press, 2002 - Performing Arts - 146 pages
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The first book in English to deal exclusively with Duras' cinema, including such films as India Song, Le Camion, and Nathalie Granger. Provides a lucid and stimulating introduction to her films, which is accessible to a wide readerhip, both specialist and non-specialist. Locates the films in their autobiographical as well as social and historical context, making the book broadly interesting to students and teachers in all areas of French Studies. The book's empahasis on gender issues widens it's appeal to include those working in Women's Studies, Gender Studies and Gay and Lesbian Studies.

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filming desire
23
The politics of cinema
62
Gender and sexuality
96
Copyright

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Renate Gunther is Lecturer in French at the University of Sheffield.

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