Faculty Book: Mary Ann Caws

Mary Ann Caws

Jerome Hill: Living the Arts
(The Jerome Foundation, 2005) 

bookcoverJerome Hill: Living the Arts describes the variegated interests and talents of this innovative filmmaker who funded the founding of the Anthology Film Archives and whose filmed autobiography influenced other filmmakers. He was a highly talented painter, known for his colorful and calm images of the Mediterranean and the south of France, and a photographer, as well as a composer. He was close to the Bloomsbury group when they were in Fontcreuse near Cassis, a seaside town where he initiated the Camargo Foundation for musicians, painters, and scholars. This is a heavily illustrated biography of Jerome Hill, published by the Jerome Foundation in St. Paul, Minnesota. Mary Ann Caws is a distinguished professor of comparative literature, English, and French at The Graduate Center.

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Submitted on: OCT 1, 2005

Category: Comparative Literature