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Post-Franco, postmodern : the films of Pedro Almodóvar

Author: Kathleen M Vernon; Barbara B Morris
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1995.
Series: Contributions to the study of popular culture, no. 43.
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This volume seeks to analyse the multiple contexts of Almodovar's international success. It draws on disciplines that run from psychoanalysis, feminism, queer theory, film and media studies, and cultural theory to the empirical study of audience response.
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Post-Franco, postmodern.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1995
(OCoLC)741524453
Named Person: Pedro Almodóvar; Pedro Almodóvar; Pedro Almodóvar
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathleen M Vernon; Barbara B Morris
ISBN: 0313292450 9780313292453
OCLC Number: 30974536
Description: viii, 194 p., [24] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : Pedro Almodóvar, postmodern auteur / Kathleen M. Vernon and Barbara Morris --
Pepi, Luci, Bom and Dark habits : lesbian comedy, lesbian tragedy / Paul Julian Smith --
Sense and sensibility, or latent heterosexuality and Labyrinth of passions / James Mandrell --
Melodrama against itself : Pedro Almodóvar's What have I done to deserve this? / Kathleen M. Vernon --
Tauromachy as a spectacle of gender revision in Matador / Leora Lev --
Almodóvar's laws of subjectivity and desire / Barbara Morris --
Figuring hysteria : disorder and desire in three films of Pedro Almodóvar / Brad Epps --
Almodóvar's city of desire / Marvin D'Lugo --
From matricide to mother love in Almodóvar's High heels / Marsha Kinder --
Almodóvar's postmodern cinema : a work in progress ... / Victor Fuentes --
Afterword : from rough trade to free trade : toward a contextual analysis of audience response to the films of Pedro Almódovar / Wendy Rolph.
Series Title: Contributions to the study of popular culture, no. 43.
Responsibility: edited by Kathleen M. Vernon and Barbara Morris.

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This volume seeks to analyse the multiple contexts of Almodovar's international success. It draws on disciplines that run from psychoanalysis, feminism, queer theory, film and media studies, and cultural theory to the empirical study of audience response.

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