Skip to Main Content (Press Enter) Toggle side nav
The Ordinary Man of Cinema by Jean Louis Schefer

The Ordinary Man of Cinema

Best Seller
The Ordinary Man of Cinema by Jean Louis Schefer
Paperback $17.95
Sep 16, 2016 | ISBN 9781584351856

Also available from:

  • Sep 16, 2016 | ISBN 9781584351856

    Also available from:

*This title is not eligible for purchase to earn points nor for redemption with your code in the Reader Rewards program

Product Details

Praise

Schefer’s insights flicker in and out. Flashes of illumination are followed by pages that read like an obscure prose poem—suggestive, but enigmatic and sometimes unyielding. A strange and often beautiful book, The Ordinary Man of Cinema has little to say about the beauty of film itself. Rather, the word that keeps resurfacing is sublime. For Schefer, film does not inspire aesthetic contemplation but instead directs us toward the limits of the thinkable.—Artforum

Get the latest updates from Jean Louis Schefer
And go from well-read to best read with book recs, deals and more in your inbox every week.
And go from well-read to best read with book recs, deals and more in your inbox every week.
By clicking SIGN UP, I acknowledge that I have read and agree to Penguin Random House’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.
Dismiss
Thanks!
Something awesome is on its way.
Back to Top