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Naremore, James

Works: 39 works in 298 publications in 9 languages and 16,906 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Film adaptations  History  War films  Fiction  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Essays  Adventure stories  Screenplays 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about James Naremore
Most widely held works by James Naremore
The world without a self; Virginia Woolf and the novel by James Naremore( Book )

17 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The magic world of Orson Welles by James Naremore( Book )

42 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prodigy. Iconoclast. Genius. Exile. Orson Welles remains one of the most discussed figures in cinematic history. In the centenary year of Welles's birth, James Naremore presents a revised third edition of this incomparable study, including a new section on the unfinished film The Other Side of the Wind . Naremore analyzes the political and psychological implications of the films, Welles's idiosyncratic style, and the biographical details--both playful and vexing--that impacted each work. Itself a historic film study, The Magic World of Orson Welles unlocks the soaring art and quixotic methods of a master
More than night : film noir in its contexts by James Naremore( Book )

40 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Naremore discusses film noir as a term in criticism; as an expression of artistic modernism; as a symptom of Hollywood censorship and politics in the 1940s; as a market strategy; as an evolving style; as a cinema about races and nationalities; and as an idea that circulates across all the information technologies. Interdisciplinary in approach, this book has valuable things to say not only about film and television, but also about modern literature, the fine arts, and popular culture in general
Film adaptation by James Naremore( Book )

17 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes information on The Grapes of Wrath (film), Of Mice and Men (film), David Copperfield (film), A Day in the Country (film), Clueless (film), John Ford, How Tasty Was My Little Frenchman (film), Akira Kurosawa, Macbeth (film), Jean Renoir, David O. Selznick, Shakespearean films, Orson Welles, etc
Acting in the cinema by James Naremore( Book )

38 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this richly detailed study, James Naremore focuses on the work of film acting, showing what players contribute to movies. Ranging from the earliest short subjects of Charles Chaplin to the contemporary features of Robert DeNiro, he develops a useful means of analyzing performance in the age of mechanical reproduction; at the same time, he reveals the ideological implications behind various approaches to acting, and suggests ways that behavior on the screen can be linked to the presentation of self in society. Naremore's discussion of such figures as Lillian Gish, Marlene Dietrich, James Cagn
Modernity and mass culture( Book )

13 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The treasure of the Sierra Madre by B Traven( Book )

8 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents photos and screenplay from the notable Bogart film, "The treasure of the Sierra Madre."
On Kubrick by James Naremore( Book )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'On Kubrick' provides a critical account of the films of Stanley Kubrick, from his earliest feature to his final posthumous project. It offers a provocative analysis of each of his films, with new information about production histories and cultural contexts
The films of Vincente Minnelli by James Naremore( Book )

10 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These lively readings provide commentary on problems of genre, directorial style, cultural politics, and the connection between aestheticism and mass culture during the first half of the twentieth century
The complete Mr. Arkadin a.k.a confidential report( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American smuggler Guy van Strattan decides to investigate the mysterious Mr. Arkadin after hearing about the wealthy man from a prison cellmate, but Arkadin claims amnesia about his own life, sending van Strattan off to investigate Arkadin's past. Three different versions are presented in this collection since Orson Welles never completed a final cut of Mr. Arkadin, several edits of the film exist, in different languages, with different sequences, actors, narrative structures, and even titles. The Corinth version was unearthed by filmaker Peter Bogdanovich in the early 1960s, based on statements made by Welles and editor Renzo Lucidi, the Corinth version is thought to be the latest version to have been under Welles's control. The Confidential report version is believed to be the cut finished by producer Louis Dolivet after he barred Welles from the editing room. The comprehensive version is a new version of the film representing a "best guess" approach following Welles's later statements, style, and continuity clues and includes as much existing footage as possible
Filmguide to Psycho by James Naremore( Book )

10 editions published between 1973 and 1980 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orson Welles's Citizen Kane : a casebook by James Naremore( Book )

15 editions published in 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

""Citizen Kane"" is the most admired and significant film since the advent of talking pictures. This volume represents the essential writings on ""Kane"". It gives the reader a set of critical interpretations, together with the production information, historical background, and technical understanding to comprehend the film's cultural significance
North by northwest : Alfred Hitchcock, director( Book )

9 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sweet smell of success by James Naremore( Book )

9 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Naremore's insightful study of this darkly satiric and much-admired film about the culture of celebrity in 1950s New York, starring Burt Lancaster and Tony Curtis, provides new production information, a lively discussion of the film's historical context, and a close analysis of the work of its various contributors
An invention without a future : essays on cinema by James Naremore( Book )

12 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1895, Louis Lumière supposedly said that cinema is ""an invention without a future."" James Naremore uses this legendary remark as a starting point for a meditation on the so-called death of cinema in the digital age, and as a way of introducing a wide-ranging series of his essays on movies past and present. These essays include discussions of authorship, adaptation, and acting; commentaries on Howard Hawks, Alfred Hitchcock, Orson Welles, Vincente Minnelli, John Huston, and Stanley Kubrick; and reviews of more recent work by non-Hollywood directors Pedro Costa, Abbas Kiarostami, Raúl Ruiz
Paths of glory by Stanley Kubrick( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The desolation, cynicism, and futility of war are embodied in this film based on a novel that took as its subject a real incident from World War I. Three innocent French soldiers are tried and convicted of cowardice, after their battalion fails to take a heavily fortified German position. Colonel Dax, a lawyer in civilian life, attempts to defend the men, who were chosen by a random drawing of lots. The General Staff, comfortable and safe behind the lines, demands they be executed to inspire the troops remaining in the trenches. Critical of the military hierarchy, and the class divisions that inspire the antipathy of common soldiers for the officer class, the film is renowned for its depiction of the callous treatment of the condemned men, taking their lives in so arbitrary a fashion
Charles Burnett : a cinema of symbolic knowledge by James Naremore( Book )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the first book devoted to Charles Burnett, a crucial figure in the history of American cinema often regarded as the most influential member of the LA Rebellion group of African American filmmakers, James Naremore provides a close critical study of all Burnett's major pictures for movies and television, including Killer of Sheep, To Sleep with Anger, The Glass Shield, Nightjohn, The Wedding, Nat Turner: A Troublesome Property, and Warming by the Devil's Fire. Having accessed new information and rarely seen material, Naremore shows that Burnett's career has developed against the odds and that his artistry, social criticism, humor, and commitment to what he calls "symbolic knowledge" have given his work enduring value for American culture"--Provided by publisher
Foreign correspondent by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A full-throttle espionage thriller, starring Joel McCrea as a green Yank reporter sent to Europe to get the scoop on the imminent war. It's wall-to-wall witty repartee, head-spinning plot twists, and brilliantly mounted suspense set pieces, including an ocean plane crash climax with astonishing special effects
Orlando : biografie by Virginia Woolf( Book )

5 editions published between 1976 and 1987 in Dutch and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gefingeerde autobiografie van een jonge edelman, die in de loop van eeuwen langzaam een vrouw wordt
Le magique et le vrai : l'acteur de cinéma, sujet et objet by Christian Viviani( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in French and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le Magique et le Vrai traite des acteurs et des actrices, pivots d'une large part de la création cinématographique, adulés, admirés, mais échappant souvent à l'analyse. La fascination qui se dégage des acteurs, des seconds rôles aux stars, ne pâtit pas de cette tentative d'aller au plus profond : bien au contraire. Couvrant largement l'histoire du cinéma et une variété étendue de styles et de traditions (d'Hollywood à l'Italie, des cinémas indien et japonais aux productions françaises et anglaises), cet essai, abondamment illustré, offre un panorama des formations et pratiques qui ont influencé le jeu de l'acteur de cinéma. Les gestes font l'objet d'une typologie originale et minutieuse et sont mis en relation avec le montage, le placement de la caméra, les échelles de plans ... Des sujets rarement traités ailleurs piquent la curiosité, comme les effets musicaux sur la performance dramatique, les différents types de "masques" employés par les acteurs de cinéma, ainsi que l'utilisation des doublures et autres artifices pour engendrer une "créature cinématographique" à part entière
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More than night : film noir in its contexts
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Naremore, James O. 1941-

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More than night : film noir in its contextsFilm adaptationActing in the cinemaModernity and mass cultureThe treasure of the Sierra MadreOn KubrickThe films of Vincente MinnelliOrson Welles's Citizen Kane : a casebookSweet smell of success