Michael Wood, Charles Barnwell Straut Professor of English at Princeton University, and a regular member of the Bread Loaf/Vermont faculty,
has published A Very Short Introduction to Film (Oxford University Press, 2012).
Professor Wood has also given the 2011 Renato Poggioli Lecture, ‘Benjamin’s Proust: forgetting translation’, Harvard University, and talks on Nabokov (‘Modern mimesis’) at the University of Strathclyde, Scotland, (‘Yeats and disorder’) at Sligo, Ireland; Proust (‘All about his mother’) at Wolfson College, Oxford; and ‘The habit of distraction’ at the German-American Institute in Heidelberg, Germany.intro_to_film