Ingmar Bergman: A Reference Guide

Ingmar Bergman: A Reference Guide

By: Birgitta Steene (author)Hardback

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Since the 1940s when he first made his appearance in the Swedish film and theatre world, Ingmar Bergman has produced a large body of work for the screen, the stage and the print media. He has made more than fifty films, set up some two hundred theatre, TV and radio productions, and published scripts, plays, fiction and memoirs. His reputation today is worldwide and he takes his place in the annals of film, theatre and television history. This exhaustive compendium covers Bergman's life, his cultural background and his entire artistic career. Individual chapters deal with his contributions to the cinema, the theatre, radio and television as well as his authorship. The material includes references to his unpublished work housed under the auspices of the Ingmar Bergman Foundation at the Swedish Film Institute. The Reference Guide also contains extensive annotated bibliographies of interviews and critical writings on Ingmar Bergman. It is the ultimate source for all scholars of the Scandinavian master. A critical overview and an annotated record of the career of the Swedish filmmaker, stage director and author, written by a world authority on Bergman

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Swedish-born Birgitta Steene, PhD, is professor emerita in cinema studies and Scandinavian literature at the University of Washington and has also been a professor in the film department at Stockholm University. She is the recipient of an honoris causa doctorate from her alma mater, the University of Uppsala. The author of numerous books and articles on Scandinavian drama and film, Birgitta Steene has focused much of her research on Ingmar Bergman and has lectured extensively on the subject throughout the world.

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  • publication date: 01/01/1999
  • ISBN13: 9789053564066
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 1152
  • ID: 9789053564066
  • weight: 2110
  • ISBN10: 9053564063

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