Virginia Wright Wexman

601 South Morgan Street (MC 162)
University Hall, Suite 1923
Chicago, IL 60607
Phone: 312.413.9798
Fax: 312.413.1005
Curriculum Vitae

Professor Emerita
Film, film theory

Virginia Wright Wexman's specialty is film studies. She teaches courses on film history, film genres, film authorship, and national cinemas. Her books include Creating The Couple: Love, Marriage, And Hollywood Performance; Roman Polanski; A History Of Film (co-authored with Jack Ellis); and an edited volume Film And Authorship. She is currently working on a book entitled, Compromised Positions: Hollywood Directors and the Cultural Construction of the Artist. Wexman served as President of the Society for Cinema Studies from 1993 to 1995. From 1982 to 1987 she edited the Society's quarterly Cinema Journal.


Women and Experimental Filmmaking
University of Illinois Press
Published: September 21, 2005
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A History of Film
Allyn & Bacon; 6th edition
Published: August 24, 2005
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Film and Authorship (Depth of Film)
Rutgers University Press
Published: December 2002
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Jane Campion: Interviews (Interviews With Filmmakers Series)
University Press of Mississippi
Published: April 1999
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Letter from an Unknown Woman (Rutgers Films in Print)
Rutgers University Press
Published: July 1986
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