Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 February 2016

192 Pages | 20 Illustrations, black & white

7.75 x 5.12 inches

ISBN: 9781784991081

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Alain Robbe-Grillet

John Phillips

Published by Manchester University Press

French Film Directors MUP

  • Now available in paperback, the only book in English or French exclusively devoted to the entire corpus of Robbe-Grillet>'s cinema
  • Completed after Robbe-Grillet's death in February 2008
  • Skilfully combines a thematic and a chronological approach to the films, each of which enjoys a detailed and in-depth discussion
  • Includes discussion of Robbe-Grillet's cinematographic and technical approaches, relating these to his conceptions of space and time
  • Links are also made with the novels and theoretical writings, though film remains the book>'s main focus throughout
  • A well-written, lucid, accessible study which avoids the unnecessary use of theoretical jargon

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