Charles M. Affron
Professor Emeritus of French
Ph.D., Yale; B.A., Brandeis.
19 University Place, 6th Fl New York, New York (US) 10003
Areas of Research/Interest:
U.S. and European cinema; French romanticism; narrative and readership; cinema and stylistics; studio system; cultural history.
Fulbright; National Endowment for the Humanities; French Government, American Council of Learned Societies.
Best Years: Going to the Movies, 1945-1946, New Brunswick and London: Rutgers University Press, 2009 (with Mirella Jona Affron)
Lillian Gish: Her Legend, Her Life (Scribner 2001)
Sets in Motion: Art Direction and Film Narrative, with Mirella Jona Affron (Rutgers University Press, 1995)
Fellini's "8 1/2" (Rutgers University Press, 1987)
Divine Garbo (Ramsay, 1985)
Cinema and Sentiment (University of Chicago Press, 1982)
Star Acting: Gish, Garbo, Davis (E. P. Dutton, 1977)
A Stage for Poets: Studies in the Theater of Hugo and Musset (Princeton University Press, 1971)
Patterns of Failure in "La Comédie humaine" (Yale University Press, 1966).