Braudy, Leo

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BRAUDY, Leo

BRAUDY, Leo. American, b. 1941. Genres: Film, History, Literary criticism and history, Social commentary. Career: Taught at Yale University, New Haven, CT, 1966-68, Columbia University, NYC, 1968-76, and Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, 1976-83; University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Leo S. Bing Professor of English, 1983-, university professor, 1997-. Publications: Narrative Form in History and Fiction: Hume, Fielding, and Gibbon, 1970; Jean Renoir: The World of His Film, 1972; The World in a Frame: What We See in Films, 1977, 3rd ed., 2002; The Frenzy of Renown: Fame and Its History, 1986, 2nd ed., 1997; Native Informant: Essays on Film, Fiction and Popular Culture, 1992; From Chivalry to Terrorism: War and the Changing Nature of Masculinity, 2003. EDITOR: Norman Mailer: A Collection of Critical Essays, 1972; Focus on Shoot the Piano Player (film), 1972; (with M. Dickstein) Great Film Directors, 1978; (with M. Cohen and G. Mast) Film Theory and Criticism, 4th ed., 1992, 5th ed. (with M. Cohen), 1997. Address: Dept. of English, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0354, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]