Bliss, Michael (J.)

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BLISS, Michael (J.).

BLISS, Michael (J.). American, b. 1947. Genres: Film. Career: Instructor in English and film, 1979-91, including positions at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, Metropolitan Community College, Hamline University, and Minneapolis public schools; Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, instructor in English and film, 1991-. Minneapolis Film Festival, associate director and programmer, 1979-80; Cinemaland Theatres, copywriter, 1979-81. Publications: Brian De Palma, 1983; Martin Scorsese and Michael Cimino, 1985; Justified Lives: Morality and Narrative in the Films of Sam Peckinpah, 1993; (ed.) Doing It Right: The Best Criticism on Sam Peckinpah's "The Wild Bunch", 1994; The Word Made Flesh: Catholicism and Conflict in the Films of Martin Scorsese, 1995; (with C. Banks) What Goes Around Comes Around: The Films of Jonathan Demme, 1995; (with D. Weddle) The Making of "The Wild Bunch", 1996. Address: Department of English, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, U.S.A.