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A companion to Pedro Almodóvar

Author: Marvin D'Lugo; Kathleen M Vernon
Publisher: Malden, MA : John Wiley & Sons, 2013.
Series: Wiley-Blackwell companions to film directors.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Edited by leading authorities on the subject, and bringing together a stellar cast of contributors, this detailed appraisal of Pedro Almodovar s unique cinematic art examines the themes, style, and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Pedro Almodóvar; Pedro Almodóvar
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marvin D'Lugo; Kathleen M Vernon
ISBN: 9781405195829 1405195827
OCLC Number: 808684615
Description: xvi, 568 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Marvin D'Lugo and Kathleen M. Vernon --
Bio-Filmography. Paul Julian Smith Almodóvar's self-fashioning: the economics and aesthetics of deconstructive biography --
Francisco A. Zurián: Creative Beginnings in Almodóvar's Work --
Dona Kercher: Almodóvar and Hitchcock: a sorcerer's apprenticeship --
Alberto Mira: A life, imagined and otherwise: the limits and uses of autobiography in Almodóvar's films --
Spanish Contexts. Marina Diaz López: El Deseo's Itinerary: Almodóvar and the Spanish film industry --
Josetxo Cerdán: Almodóvar and Spanish patterns of film reception and Miguel Fernandez --
Juan Carlos Ibanez: Memory, politics and the post-transition in Almodóvar's cinema --
Adrissn Pérez Melgosa: The ethics of oblivion: personal, national, and cultural memories in the films of Pedro Almodóvar --
At the limits of gender. Leora Lev: Our rapists ourselves: Women and the staging of rape in the cinema of Pedro Almodóvar --
Dean Albritton: Paternity & pathogens: mourning men and the crises of masculinity in Almodóvar --
Noelia Saenz: Domesticating violence in the films of Pedro Almodóvar --
Francisco A. Zurián: La piel que habito: a story of imposed gender and the struggle for identity --
Re-readings. Marsha Kinder: reenvoicements and reverberations in Almodóvar's macro-melodrama --
Celestino Deleyto: The flower of his secret: Carne trémula and the Mise en scene of Desire --
Julian Daniel Gutiérrez-Albila: Scratching the past on the "surface" of the "skin": embodied inter-subjectivity, prosthetic memory, and witnessing in Almodóvar's La mala educación --
Javier Herrera: Almodóvar's Stolen images --
Global Almodóvar. Isolina Ballesteros: Women on the verge of nervous breakdown: from Madrid (1988) to New York (2010) --
Kathleen M. Vernon: Almodóvar's global musical marketplace --
Marvin D'lugo: Almodóvar and Latin America: The making of a transnational aesthetic in Volver --
Jean-Claude Seguin: Is there a French Almodóvar? --
E K Tan: Almodóvar in Asia: Hong Kong, Taiwan and LGBT film culture --
Art and commerce. John D. Sanderson: To the health of the author: art direction in Los abrazos rotos --
Gerard Dapena: Making Spain fashionable --
Vicente Rodriguez-Ortega: Almodóvar, cyberfandom and participatory culture.
Series Title: Wiley-Blackwell companions to film directors.
Responsibility: edited by Marvin D'Lugo and Kathleen M. Vernon.
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