Marianne and the Puritan: Transformations of the Couple in French and American Films

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Lexington Books, 2005 - Počet stran: 241
As recent history continues to show, France and the United states enjoy a love-hate relationship. Expressions of admiration and dismissal of one culture by the other are usually based on superficial judgments derived from well-worn clichés that do little more than perpetuate perceived and real differences between the two societies. Those who study these differences inevitably examine them through their own cultural peculiarities. Marianne and the Puritan attempts to draw these various analyses together by contrasting the different ways each culture constructs the romantic couple through U.S. and French popular cinema. David I. Grossvogel's broad sweeping, comparative, and interdisciplinary study is conducted with great elegance and erudition. It is a must for film studies, literary criticism, francophone studies, art history, and cultural sociology and anthropology.

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The Comedy of Romance in France Under the Roofs of Paris Elena and Her Men A Summer s Tale Sousles toits de Paris Elena et les hommes Conte ...
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The Comedy of Romance in Hollywood It Happened One Night Bringing Up Baby Ninotchka Everyone Says I Love You
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Romantic Comedy in France The Umbrellas of Cherbourg A Man and a Woman A Man a Woman Twenty Years Later Les Parapluies de Cherbourg ...
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Romantic Comedy in Hollywood Love Affair An Affair to Remember Sleepless in Seattle Moonstruck
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THE COMEDY OF MARRIAGE
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The Comedy of Marriage in France Boudu Saved From Drowning Carnival in Flanders The Bakers Wife Boudu sauve des eaiix La Kermesse heroiqu...
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The Comedy of Marriage in Hollywood The Awful TruthThe Philadelphia Story Adams Rib Down and Out in Beverly Hills
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THE PROBLEMATIC COUPLE
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The Drama of Romance in France Madame Bovary A Married Woman Happiness Too Beautiful for You Madame Bovary Unefemme mariee Le Bon...
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The Drama of Romance in Hollywood Penny Serenade Whos Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Husbands and Wives Afterglow The Bridges of Madison Co...
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The Tragedy of Romance in France The Bitch Port of Shadows Daybreak The Soft Skin La Chienne Le Quai des brumes Le Jour se leve La Peau dou...
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The Tragedy of Romance in Hollywood Stella Dallas Scarlet Street Touch of Evil The Long Night
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Paris Texas
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BIBLIOGRAPHY
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Index
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David I. Grossvogel is the Goldwin Smith Professor of Comparative Literature and Romance Studies at Cornell University.

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