Rothman, William 1944-
ROTHMAN, William 1944-
PERSONAL: Born June 25, 1944, in Brooklyn, NY; son of Irwin (a teacher) and Ruth (a teacher; maiden name, Janowitz) Rothman; married Kitty Morgan (a filmmaker), August 19, 1973. Education: Harvard University, B.A. (magna cum laude), Ph.D., 1974.
ADDRESSES: Home—6380 Southwest 50th St., Miami, FL 33155. Office—Motion Picture Program, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124. E-mail—[email protected]
CAREER: University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, professor of motion picture studies, 1991—. KB Productions, Inc., vice president.
MEMBER: American Society for Aesthetics, Society for Cinema Studies, University Film and Video Association.
Hitchcock—The Murderous Gaze, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA), 1982.
Documentary Film Classics, Cambridge University Press (New York, NY), 1997.
(With Marian Keane) Reading Cavell's "The World Viewed:" A Philosophical Perspective on Film, Wayne State University Press (Detroit, MI), 2001.
(Editor) Cavell on Film and Video, University of Chicago Press (Chicago, IL), 2005.
Contributor to books, including A Hitchcock Reader, Beyond Document, Making Visible the Invisible, The Modern American Novel and the Movies, and Violence in American Films. Editor of "Harvard Film Studies" series, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA), 1980-84, and "Cambridge Studies in Film" series, Cambridge University Press (New York, NY), 1984—. Contributor of essays and reviews to periodicals, including American Film, Boston Review, Cinema Journal, East-West Film Journal, Film and Philosophy, Saturday Review, Jump Cut, Wide Angle, North Dakota Review, and Film Quarterly.
screenplays; with kitty morgan:
Solo, ESP Productions, 1986.
The Other Woman, 1987.
The Bookworm, 1988.
Unni, Malabar Productions/National Film Development Corporation of India, 1989.
Coq au Vin, 2001.
WORK IN PROGRESS: Emersonian Hollywood.
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:
American Film, April, 1982, Paul Thomas, review of Hitchcock—The Murderous Gaze, p. 72.
Cineaste, summer, 1998, Gilberto Perez, review of Documentary Film Classics, p. 49.
Film Quarterly, summer, 1982, Brian Henderson, review of Hitchcock—The Murderous Gaze, p. 27; summer, 1990, Stephen Prince, review of The "I" of the Camera, p. 36.
Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, spring, 2001, Evan William Cameron, review of Documentary Film Classics, p. 215.
Journal of Film and Video, summer, 2000, Charles Warren, review of Documentary Film Classics, p. 56.
Library Journal, June 1, 1982, review of Hitchcock—The Murderous Gaze, p. 1110.