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François Truffaut The Man Who Loved Films by

Aner Preminger Š


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François Truffaut The Man Who Loved Films Table of Contents Introduction

Part 1: François Truffaut – Between Cinema and Reality Chapter 1 – The Film of his life – Biography Chapter 2 – The Films of his life – Filmography Chapter 3 – Culture Collector

Part 2: Intertextuality – The theoretical discourse Chapter 4 – The Conceptual Framework of the Study Intertextuality Intertext Categories of Intertextuality Bloom's Discourse Chapter 5 – Cinematic Intertextuality: Applying the Semiotic Conceptual Framework to the Present Field of Research The Status of Intertextuality in Cinema in the Existing Research A Survey of Intertextuality in Cinema Research François Truffaut: A Summary of the Existing Intertextual Research in the Interpretation of His Films Open Fields of Research in Cinematic Intertextuality Chapter 6 – François Truffaut and the “New Wave” in Their Historical Context 3


The importance of Intertextuality in Research of François Truffaut and the “French New Wave” François Truffaut Through the Perspective of Harold Bloom From Realistic-Classical Narrative to Modernism Chapter 7 – Premises and Goals of the Present Study Goals of the Study Method

Part 3: The Films of his life A Systematic Discussion of Truffaut’s Major Films Chapter 8 - The Early Film: Les Mistons (1957) Chapter 9 - The Antoine Doinel Films: Les Quatre Cents Coups (1959) Antoine et Colette, L’Amour à Vingt Ans (1962) Baisers Volés (1968) Domicile Conjugal (1970) L’Amour en Fuite (1978) Antoine Doinel as a response to Balzac's The Human Comedy Chapter 10 - Tirez sur le Pianiste (1960) Chapter 11 - Jules et Jim (1961) Narrative development in Truffaut's first three features: from RealisticClassical Narrative to Modernism Chapter 12 – Pygmalion Trilogy Chapter 13 – La Peau Douce (1964) Evaluation of the Woman's image in Truffaut's first six films

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Chapter 14 - La Sirène du Mississippi (1969) Chapter 15 - La Nuit Américaine (1973) Chapter 16 – Conclusion: From being influenced to being a major source of influence

Part 4: Supplements Chapter 17 - Summary Tables Chapter 18 - Analysis of the Tables and Summary of the Study’s Goals Filmography Bibliography Index

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Francois Truffault - The Man Who Loved Films