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Centre for Film and Screen


Prof Robert Gordon

Professor of Modern Italian Culture

Robert Gordon works on 20th-century Italian literature, cinema and cultural history, and on Holocaust studies. His work on cinema includes Pasolini. Forms of Subjectivity (Oxford University Press, 1996) and the BFI FIlm Classics book on De Sica / Zavattini's Bicycle Thieves (1948) (2008). He has also published on early cinema and literature, Holocaust cinema, Hollywood and European art cinema (Fellini, Antonioni), and censorship. His DVD commentary on Pasolini's Theorem (1968) appeared in 2007 (BFI) and his Blu-ray/DVD commentary on Bicycle Thieves in 2011 (Arrow). His current research is on narratives of luck in cinema.

Contact details:

Gonville & Caius College
Trinity Street


Tel: 01223 (3) 35426

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