The Passion of Pier Paolo Pasolini

The Passion of Pier Paolo Pasolini

Sam Rohdie
Distribution: Japan, Canada, Mexico, Philippines, Puerto Rico and United States of America
Publication date: 04/22/1996
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-0-253-21010-4
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... a keen and brilliant critical account of Pasolini’s films and writings..." —Italica

Rohdie’s personal, idiosyncratic critical style is backed up by serious scholarly research, as the rich bibliography attests. This is one of the most original recent additions to the ever-growing literature on Pasolini." —Choice

... refreshingly personal and full of unpredictable tangents."—Film Quarterly

Sam Rohdie has written a personal, wonderfully lucid account of Pier Paolo Pasolini’s cinema and literature.

Author Bio

SAM ROHDIE teaches film studies at Baptist College, Hong Kong. He is a past editor of Screen and the author of Antonioni and Rocco and His Brothers (BFI Film Classics).

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““. . . a keen and brilliant critical account of Pasolini’s films and writings . . .” —Italica “Rohdie’s personal, idiosyncratic critical style is backed up by serious scholarly research, as the rich bibliography attests. This is one of the most original recent additions to the ever-growing literature on Pasolini.” —Choice “ . . . refreshingly personal and full of unpredictable tangents.” —Film Quarterly Sam Rohdie has written a personal, wonderfully lucid account of Pier Paolo Pasolini’s cinema and literature.”

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Preface
Chapter 1 Pasolini Fragments
Chapter 2 India
Chapter 3 And Africa?
Chapter 4 Revolution
Chapter 5 Gennariello
Chapter 6 Writing
Chapter 7 Marilyn
Notes
Filmography
Bibliography
Index