Barbara K. Quart

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Barbara Quart was a professor of English at the College of Staten Island for 35 years. She also wrote “Women Directors: The Emergence of a New Cinema,” and over a hundred articles and reviews for magazines like Ms, Film Quarterly, the Nation, and Cineaste.

Articles by Barbara K. Quart

REVIEW: 55th New York Film Festival, Part II

Sunday, 15 Oct 2017 - "Lady Bird" is the debut feature film by actress Greta Gerwig, known especially as the lead in Noah Baumbach's recent films. It's a girl's coming-of-age movie, a genre as rare as hens' teeth. Baumbach's latest film, 'The Meyerowitz Stories,' was also featured in the festival.

The creative life: HVAL and I

Friday, 24 Jul 2015 - Painting in the Berkshires profoundly changed my life. I’d painted throughout my youth and when I first started teaching English in New York, but demands of family and profession soon crowded all that out, though I always thought of it as my first love.