First Edition   ©2011

Critical Visions in Film Theory

Timothy Corrigan (University of Pennsylvania) , Patricia White (Swarthmore College) , Meta Mazaj (University of Pennsylvania)

  • ISBN-10: 0-312-44634-9; ISBN-13: 978-0-312-44634-5; Format: Paper Text, 1200 pages

Timothy Corrigan

Timothy Corrigan

Author

Timothy Corrigan is a Professor of English, Cinema Studies, and History of Art at the University of Pennsylvania. His work in Cinema Studies has focused on modern American and contemporary international cinema. He received a BA from the University of Notre Dame, and completed graduate work at the University of Leeds, Emory University, and the University of Paris III. His books include New German Film: The Displaced Image (Indiana UP), The Films of Werner Herzog: Between Mirage and History (Methuen); Writing about Film (Seventh Edition, Longman); A Cinema without Walls: Movies and Culture after Vietnam (Routledge/Rutgers UP); Film and Literature: An Introduction and Reader (Second Edition, Routledge); The Film Experience (Second Edition, Bedford/St. Martin’s, coauthored with Patricia White); Critical Visions: Readings in Classic and Contemporary Film Theory (Bedford/St. Martin’s, coauthored with Patricia White); and The Essay Film: from Montaigne, after Marker (Oxford UP, forthcoming). He has published essays in Film Quarterly, Discourse, and Cinema Journal, among other collections, and is also an editor of the journal Adaptation and an editorial board member of Cinema Journal.


Patricia White

Author

Patricia White is Associate Professor and Chair of the Program in Film and Media Studies at Swarthmore College. She is the author of Uninvited: Classical Hollywood Cinema and Lesbian Representability (Indiana UP, 1999) and numerous articles and chapters on film theory and culture. She is writing a book on women filmmakers and world cinema. She is a member of the editorial collective of the leading English-language journal of feminism and film, Camera Obscura, and she currently chairs the board of the nonprofit feminist media arts organization and independent distributor Women Make Movies. With Timothy Corrigan, coauthor of The Film Experience, she is editing an anthology of essays in classical and contemporary film theory.


Meta Mazaj

Meta Mazaj

Author

Meta Mazaj is a Lecturer in Cinema Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, where she teaches courses on film history, theory, Balkan cinema, and transnational cinema. She has published on critical theory, Balkan cinema, new European cinema, film and nationalism.  She is the author of National and Cynicism in the Post 1990s Balkan Cinema (2008, VDM Verlag), which examines the relationship between film and nationalism in contemporary Balkan cinema. Her current work focuses on East European and transnational cinema.