The Age of Movies: Selected Writings of Pauline Kael (Hardcover)

Selected Writings of Pauline Kael

By Pauline Kael, Sanford Schwartz (Editor)

Library of America, 9781598531091, 828pp.

Publication Date: October 27, 2011

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Description

Kael delivers appraisals of films that defined an era, along with many others, some awaiting rediscovery, all providing the occasion for masterpieces of observation and insight, alive on every page. 750 pp. 8,000 print.


About the Author

Pauline Kael reached national attention in the 1960s, first in a brief stint as critic for The New Republic, finally as a longtime fixture at The New Yorker (1968-1991). She was considered by many to be the most influential American film critic of the last 50 years.She died in September of 2001."


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