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Bazin, André 1918-1958

Works: 223 works in 1,140 publications in 15 languages and 19,713 library holdings
Genres: Motion pictures  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Reviews  History  Drama  Biographies  Comedy films  Dark comedy films  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Editor, Other, Commentator, Author of introduction, Interviewee, Interviewer
Classifications: PN1994, 791.4301
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Most widely held works by André Bazin
What is cinema? by André Bazin( Book )

309 editions published between 1958 and 2017 in 14 languages and held by 5,913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Andre Bazin's What Is Cinema? (volumes I and II) have been classics of film studies for as long as they've been available and are considered the gold standard in the field of film criticism. Although Bazin made no films, his name has been one of the most important in French cinema since World War II. He was co-founder of the influential Cahiers du Cinema, which under his leadership became one of the world's most distinguished publications. Championing the films of Jean Renoir (who contributed a short foreword to Volume I), Orson Welles, and Roberto Rossellini, he became the protege of Francois Truffaut, who honors him touchingly in his forword to Volume II. This new edition includes graceful forewords to each volume by Bazin scholar and biographer Dudley Andrew, who reconsiders Bazin and his place in contemporary film study. The essays themselves are erudite but always accessible, intellectual, and stimulating. As Renoir puts it, the essays of Bazin "will survive even if the cinema does not.""--PUBLISHER DESCRIPTION
Orson Welles : a critical view by André Bazin( Book )

91 editions published between 1950 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

French critic André Bazin was 28 when Orson Welles's Citizen Kane opened in Paris. Four years later he wrote his first book with Welles as its subject; it would quickly achieve the status of a classic. Shortly before his death in 1958, Basin prepared this revised edition. Included are a brilliant introductory essay by François Traffaut and a profile by Jean Cocteau, along with 28 photos of Welles. In Orson Welles: A Critical View, Bazin traces Welles's career from the theatre and radio to Hollywood and Europe. He assesses Welles's works, his innovations--and in many ways takes the man's measure. Orson Welles: A Critical View is the perfect meeting of two great minds. --From cover
The cinema of cruelty : from Buñuel to Hitchcock by André Bazin( )

23 editions published between 1975 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An amazing collection of essays from the father of film criticism. Perhaps the single most important voice of cinema in the twentieth century, Andr Bazin profoundly influenced the development of the scholarship that we know now as film criticism. Bazin has acutely analyzed the cinematic values of our time, extending to his international audiences?the impact of art for the understanding and discrimination of his readers.? The depth and logic of his commentary has elevated film criticism to new heights. The reputation of Andr Bazin continues to grow as his writings are published and studied by filmmakers and filmgoers alike. Often referred to as the Edmund Wilson of film, Bazin was more than a critic.?He made me see certain aspects of my work that I was unaware of,? said Luis Buuel.?He was our conscience,? wrote Jean Renoir.?He was a logician in action,? echoed Franois Truffaut. In The Cinema of Cruelty, Franois Truffaut, one of France?s most celebrated and versatile filmmakers, has collected Bazin?s writings on six film?greats?: Erich von Stroheim, Carl Dreyer, Preston Sturges, Luis Buuel, Alfred Hitchcock, and Akira Kurosawa. The result is a major collection of film criticism. 2 black-and-white photographs
Jean Renoir by André Bazin( Book )

27 editions published between 1973 and 1992 in English and French and held by 1,142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andre Bazin's new media by André Bazin( )

13 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,052 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

André Bazin’s writings on cinema are among the most influential reflections on the medium ever written. Even so, his critical interests ranged widely and encompassed the “new media” of the 1950s, including television, 3D film, Cinerama, and CinemaScope. Fifty-seven of his reviews and essays addressing these new technologies--their artistic potential, social influence, and relationship to existing art forms--have been translated here for the first time in English with notes and an introduction by leading Bazin authority Dudley Andrew. These essays show Bazin’s astute approach to a range of visual media and the relevance of his critical thought to our own era of new media. An exciting companion to the essential What Is Cinema? volumes, André Bazin’s New Media is excellent for classroom use and vital for anyone interested in the history of media.--Publisher website
French cinema of the occupation and resistance : the birth of a critical esthetic by André Bazin( Book )

24 editions published between 1975 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What is cinema? by André Bazin( )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

French cinema from the Liberation to the New Wave, 1945-1958 by André Bazin( Book )

37 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"André Bazin is credited with almost single-handedly establishing the study of film as an accepted intellectual pursuit. Bazin's French Cinema from the Liberation to the New Wave, 1945-1958 contains, for the first time in English, nearly all of his writings about the practitioners as well as the predecessors of the French New Wave, a movement that had a profound impact on the evolution of cinematic style and subject matter during the post World War II period."--Page [4] cover
Bazin at work : major essays and reviews from the forties and fifties by André Bazin( Book )

18 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film theorist, critic, founder of the influential journal Cahiers du Cinema and spiritual father of the French New Wave, Andre Bazin almost single-handedly established the study of film as an accepted intellectual pursuit. Although his career was brief, his impact on film is widely considered greater than that of any single director, actor, or producer. This collection of Bazin's fugitive writings is the first volume of work to appear in English in twenty-five years. Bazin at Work includes previously untranslated selections from the four volumes of Qu'est que le cinema? and from such magazines as Cahiers du cinema and Esprit Bazin addresses such significant subjects as film adaptation, CinemaScope, and religious cinema, such prominent filmmakers Rossellini, Eisenstein, Pagnol, and Capra, and well-known films including La Strada, Citizen Kane, Scarface, and The Bridge on the River Kwai [Publisher description]
André Bazin and Italian neorealism by André Bazin( )

8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

André Bazin and Italian Neorealism presents a new selection of André Bazin's writings on Vittorio De Sica, Roberto Rossellini, and Federico Fellini; lesser known but important neorealist works such as The Roof, Forbidden Christ, and Love in the City; and vital topics like realism versus reality, neorealism's eclipse amid postwar Italy's economic prosperity, and the relationship between neorealism and propaganda. There are also essays on art and politics, film and comedy, and cinema and the avant-garde. The book also features a sizable scholarly apparatus including explanatory notes, an extensi
Monsieur Verdoux : a comedy of murders by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

6 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chaplin is a twentieth-century Bluebeard, an enigmatic family man who goes to extreme lengths to support his wife and child, attempting to bump off a series of wealthy widows
Charlie Chaplin by André Bazin( Book )

42 editions published between 1972 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paru en 1972, ce texte essentiel de Bazin, grand connaisseur de Charlie Chaplin, est complété par Eric Rohmer qui écrit sur La comtesse de Hong Kong, dernier film que réalisa Chaplin en 1967
Jean Renoir by André Bazin( Book )

24 editions published between 1971 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le cinéma de la cruauté : Eric von Stroheim, Carl Th. Dreyer, Preston Sturges, Luis Bunuel, Alfred Hitchcock, Akira Kurosawa by André Bazin( Book )

13 editions published between 1975 and 1987 in French and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Politique des auteurs; entretiens avec Jean Renoir [et al by André Bazin( Book )

28 editions published between 1972 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on Chaplin by André Bazin( Book )

4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bazin on global cinema, 1948-1958 by André Bazin( Book )

4 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cinéma 53 [i.e. cinquante-trois], à travers le monde by André Bazin( Book )

11 editions published in 1954 in French and Undetermined and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Renoir by André Bazin( Book )

13 editions published between 1977 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Qu'est-ce que le cinéma? by André Bazin( Book )

24 editions published between 1958 and 1970 in 3 languages and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
What is cinema?
Orson Welles : a critical viewJean RenoirWhat is cinema?Bazin at work : major essays and reviews from the forties and fiftiesAndré BazinRealist film theory and cinema : the nineteenth-century Lukácsian and intuitionist realist traditions
Alternative Names
A ・バザン (*) 1918-1958

André Bazin critico cinematografico francese

André Bazin crítico de cine francés

André Bazin critique de cinéma et théoricien du cinéma

André Bazin francia filmkritikus, filmesztéta

André Bazin francuski krytyk i teoretyk filmowy

André Bazin Frans auteur

André Bazin französischer Filmkritiker

André Bazin French film critic

Bāzān, Andrīh 1918-1958

Bazin, A.

Bazin, A. 1918-1958

Bazin André

Андре Базен французский кинокритик, влиятельный историк и теоретик кино

Базен, Андре, 1918-1958

אנדרה באזאן

آندره بازن

أندريه بازين

바쟁, 앙드레 1918-1958

바젱, 앙드레 1918-1958

앙드레 바쟁


アンドレ・バザン (*) 1918-1958

バザン, アンドレ

バザン, アンドレ (*) 1918-1958