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Mists of Regret:
Culture and Sensibility in Classic French Film
Dudley Andrew

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Preface
Acknowledgments
Ch. 1Introduction: A Compass in the Mist of Poetic Realism2
Ch. 2Impressionism and Surrealism: The Origins of an Optique24
Ch. 3Adolescents in an Adolescent Industry52
Ch. 4French Cinema and the Sonic Boom88
Ch. 5Theatrical Models for French Films114
Ch. 6The Literary and Artistic Sources of Poetic Realism148
Ch. 7Demands of Realism194
Ch. 8Figures of the Poetic232
Ch. 9Jean Renoir: Adaptation, Institution, Auteur274
Ch. 10The Myth of Poetic Realism318
Ch. 11Epilogue: Le Temps des cerises and the Fruit of Regret334
Appendix: Chronology of French Films Mentioned351
Notes359
Bibliography391
Index of Film Titles397
General Index401

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