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Title Ingmar Bergman's Persona / edited by Lloyd Michaels.

Published Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  791.4372 INGM    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 191 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series The Cambridge University Press film handbooks series.
Cambridge film handbooks series.
Bibliography Filmography: pages 147-164.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-179) and index.
Contents Bergman and the Necessary Illusion: An Introduction to Persona / Lloyd Micheals -- 1. Bergman's Persona through a Native Mindscape / Birgitta Steene -- 2. Persona and the 1960s Art Cinema / Wheeler Winston Dixon -- 3. Bergman's Persona / Susan Sontag -- 4. Scenes from the Class Struggle in Sweden. Persona as Brechtian Melodrama / Christopher Orr -- 5. Persona and the Seduction of Performance / Steve Vineburg -- 6. Feminist Theory and the Performance of Lesbian Desire in Persona / Gwendolyn Audrey Foster.
Summary "Long held to be among the world's greatest filmmakers, Ingmar Bergman shaped international art cinema from the 1950s to the 1980s. Among his many works, Persona is often considered to be his masterpiece and is described as one of the central works of modernism. Bergman himself claimed that this film "touched wordless secrets only the cinema can discover." The essays collected in this volume, published for the first time anywhere, use a variety of methodologies to explore topics such as acting technique, genre, and dramaturgy. It also includes translations of Bergman's early writings that have never before been available in English, as well as an updated filmography and bibliography that cover the filmmaker's most recent work."--BOOK JACKET.
Other author Michaels, Lloyd.
Subject Persona (Motion picture)
ISBN 0521651751 (hbk.)
0521656982 (paperback)
0521651751