Moira Shearer

Commentary on The Tales of Hoffmann

2017.11.02 | By Gregory Nagy On the film The Tales of Hoffmann (1951). Commentary by Gregory Nagy 2012.11.11, revised 2017.10.23. For a prior commentary, see §§34–45 of ch.1 of Nagy’s Masterpieces of Metonymy. On the original opera Les Contes d’Hoffmann by Jacques Offenbach, Nagy offers extensive analysis in The 1951 film The Tales of Hoffmann is currently re-distributed by Criterion Collection, Janus Films, Studio, a Canal+ Company. Featured in… Read more