Marcia Landy

Marcia Landy is Distinguished Service Professor of English/Film Studies with a secondary appointment in the Department of French and Italian Languages and Literatures. She teaches courses on film genres, film directors (e.g., Pasolini and Rossellini), national cinemas (e.g., British and Italian), film history and theory, cinema and the transnational, melodrama, and politics and film.

Her articles on film have appeared in Screen, Post Script, Jump Cut, Cinema Journal, Ñew German Critique, Critical Quarterly, Journal of Film and Video, Cine-Tracts, boundary 2, and in anthologies.

Her books include Fascism in Film: The Italian Commercial Cinema, 1929–1943; Imitations of Life: A Reader on Film and Television Melodrama; British Genres; Cinema and Society, 1930–1960; Cultures, Politics and the Writings of Antonio Gramsci; Queen Christina (with Amy Villarejo); Cinematic Uses of the Past, and The Folklore of Consensus: Theatricality in the Italian Cinema, 1930–1945, Italian Film, and The Historical Film: History and Memory in Media.

Her e-mail address is mlandy@pitt.edu.

You can learn more about Landy on her English department faculty page.

Film in Pittsburgh

Celebrated Pittsburgh director, George Romero

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