Jacques Aumont

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Jacques Aumont (born 25 February 1942) is a French academic and writer on film theory.

Born in Avignon he initially trained as an engineer but started contributing film criticism to Cahiers du cinéma in the late 1960s.[1] He is professor emeritus at University of Paris III: Sorbonne Nouvelle, director of studies at the School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences, and professor at the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts.[2]

Works[edit]

  • Montage Eisenstein, thesis, Paris: Paris 1, 1978.
  • Translated by Lee Hildreth, Constance Penley, and Andrew Ross as Montage Eisenstein, Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1985.
  • (with A. Bergala, M. Marie and M. Vernet) Esthétique du film, Paris: Nathan, 1983.
  • Translated and revised by Richard Neupert as Aesthetics of film, Austin: University of Texas Press, 1992.
  • (with Michel Marie) L'analyse des films, Paris: Nathan, 1988.
  • L'oeil interminable: cinéma et peinture, 1989.
  • L'image, Paris: Nathan, 1990.
  • Translated as The Image, London: BFI, 1993.
  • Du visage au cinéma, 1992.
  • Introduction à la couleur: des discours aux images, 1994.
  • A quoi pensent les films, 1996.
  • De l'esthétique au présent, 1998.
  • Amnésies: fictions du cinéma d'après Jean-Luc Godard, 1999.
  • (with Michel Marie) Dictionnaire théorique et critique du cinéma, Paris: Nathan, 2001.
  • Les théories des cinéastes, Paris: Nathan, 2002.
  • Limites de la fiction, Paris: Bayard, 2014.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Daniel Dottorini, Aumont, Jacques, Enciclopedia del Cinema, 2003.
  2. ^ Jacques Aumont (2011). L'image. Armand Colin. ISBN 978-2-200-25421-6. Retrieved 17 February 2013.