Au Point

Author: Elaine Armstrong
Publisher: Nelson Thornes
ISBN: 9780174491545
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Au point, the leading advanced-level French course, has been fully revised and updated, to match the requirements of the new AS and GCE specifications.

French Xx Bibliography

Author: Susquehanna University Press
Publisher: Susquehanna University Press
ISBN: 9780945636106
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This series of bibliographical references is one of the most important tools for research in modern and contemporary French literature. No other bibliography represents the scholarly activities and publications of these fields as completely.

Maurice Pialat

Author: Marja Warehime
Publisher: Manchester University Press
ISBN: 9780719068225
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The power of Pialat's realism has often overshadowed his formal originality and this study gives equal attention to formal issues, including the crucial role of montage in the elaboration of his filmic narratives." "The author provides a brief biographical sketch of the filmmaker, situating Pialat's work in relation to the New Wave and the popular Saturday night cinema of his childhood, as well as giving an overview of the major themes and formal preoccupations of his work. Subsequent chapters provide readings of each of his full-length films. The resulting volume is essential to any collection on French film and makes a valuable contribution to the broader field of French studies."--Jacket.

Text Image Mosaics In French Culture

Author: Laurence Grove
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780754634881
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This study compares text/image interaction as manifested in emblem books (and related forms) and the modern bande dessinée, or French-language comic strip. It moves beyond the issue of defining the emblematic genre to examine the ways in which emblems, and their modern counterparts, interact with the surrounding culture, and what they disclose about that culture. Grove's analysis and historical contextualization provide insight into our own popular culture forms, not only the comic strip but also other hybrid media such as advertising and the Internet.