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    DescriptionCitizen Kane is arguably the most admired and significant film since the advent of talking pictures. No other film is quite so interesting from both artistic and political points of view. To study it even briefly is to learn a great deal about American history, motion-picture style, and the literary aspects of motion-picture scripts. Rather than a sterile display of critical methodologies, James Naremore has gathered a set of essays that represent the essential writings on the film. It gives the reader a lively set of critical interpretations, together with the necessary production information, historical background, and technical understanding to comprehend the film's larger cultural significance. Selections range from the anecdotal - Peter Bogdanovich's interview with Orson Welles - to the critical, with discussions on the scripts and sound track, and a discussion of what accounts for the film's enduring popularity. Contributors include James Naremore, Peter Bogdanovich, Jonathan Rosenbaum, Robert L. Carringer, Francois Thomas, Michael Denning, Laura Mulvey, Peter Wollen, and Paul Arthur.


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    Title
    Orson Welles's "Citizen Kane"
    Subtitle
    A Casebook
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) James Naremore
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 304
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 210 mm
    Thickness: 17 mm
    Weight: 351 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780195158922
    ISBN 10: 019515892X
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.6
    BIC E4L: PER
    BIC subject category V2: APF
    Ingram Subject Code: PR
    Libri: I-PR
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25880
    DC22: 791.4372
    BISAC V2.8: PER004030
    LC classification: PN1997.C51
    Thema V1.0: ATF
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press Inc
    Imprint name
    Oxford University Press Inc
    Publication date
    19 August 2004
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    James Naremore is Chancellors' Professor of English & Communication and Culture at Indiana University.
    Review quote
    'an uplifting study.' Peter Lambert, TLS