BFI Film Classics

The Tales of Hoffmann

Authors: Germano, William

  • First singleauthored study of this classic Powell & Pressburger film
  • Richly illustrated with images from the film
  • Author is a highprofile writer of two bestselling guides for academic authors and graduate students and an authority on both cinema and opera
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The Tales of Hoffmann (1951) is a unique and important film, both in the history of British cinema and in the history of interdisciplinary art-making. It is the first full-throttle presentation of an opera on screen: a Technicolor exploration of romance, fantasy, and failure, more danced than sung.

About the authors

William P. Germano is Professor of English Literature and Dean of the faculty of humanities and social sciences at the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art in New York, USA. He is author of Getting It Published (2nd ed., 2008) and From Dissertation to Book (2nd ed., 2013). He is currently writing a book on Shakespeare and opera.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Tales of Hoffmann
Authors
Series Title
BFI Film Classics
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave BFI
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
Softcover ISBN
978-1-84457-446-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
120
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