Daily Archives: May 26, 2019

The Literary Sophistication of François Truffaut

François Truffaut on set of Fahrenheit 451 (1966) “Truffaut is not literate merely because his films contain allusions to Renoir, Walsh, Vigo and Hitchcock, although they are the sources of the film conventions he manipulates, nor because Jules and Jim contains … Continue reading

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Gloria Emerson – Winners & Losers (1976)

“When Gloria Emerson’s Winners & Losers, a sprawling portrait of the United States in the wake of the Vietnam War, was first published in 1976,it was hailed as a classic and won the National Book Award. But it also inspired … Continue reading

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