Global Genres, Local Films: The Transnational Dimension of Spanish Cinema

Global Genres, Local Films: The Transnational Dimension of Spanish Cinema


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ISBN-13: 9781501320163
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 06/29/2017
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Elena Oliete-Aldea is Lecturer at the Department of English of the University of Zaragoza, Spain. Her work has been published in scholarly journals like Studies in Popular Culture, Culture Unbound, Studies in Spanish and Latin American Cinemas. She is co-editor of Culture and Society in the Age of Globalisation (2005) and author of Hybrid Heritage on Screen, the Raj Revival in the Thatcher Era (2015).

Beatriz Oria is Lecturer at the Department of English of the University of Zaragoza, Spain, where she teaches Film Analysis. She has published articles in scholarly journals like The Journal of Popular Film and Television, The Journal of Popular Culture or Journal of Popular Romance Studies. She is the co-editor of Intimate Explorations: Readings Across Disciplines (2009) and the author of Talking Dirty on 'Sex and the City': Romance, Intimacy, Friendship (2014).

Juan A. Tarancón is Lecturer at the Department of English of the University of Zaragoza, Spain. His work has appeared in CineAction, Cultural Studies, The Quarterly Review of Film and Video, New Cinemas: Journal of Contemporary Film, and in varied Spanish books and scholarly journals.

Table of Contents

Foreword Spanish Cinema and the National/Transnational Debate: A Brief Reflection
Barry Jordan, De Montfort University, UK

Elena Oliete, Beatriz Oria and Juan Tarancón, Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain

Part I: Rethinking Spanishness: The Soft Edges of Early Cinema

The Tuneful 1930s: Spanish Musicals in a Global Context
Valeria Camporesi, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain

Historical Films during the First Years of the Franco Regime and Their Transnational Models
Vicente José Benet, Universitat Jaume I, Spain

Realism, Social Conflict and the Rise of Crime Cinema in Francoist Spain
Juan Tarancón, Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain

Luis Lucia's Lola la piconera (1951): Hybridity, Politics, Entertainment
Federico Bonaddio, King's College, London, UK

Nothing Ever Happens: Juan Antonio Bardem and the Resignification of Hollywood Melodrama (1954-1963)
Daniel Mourenza, The University of Leeds, UK

Part II: Broadening Perspectives: Crossing Borders, Crossing Genres

Carlos Saura's Stress es tres, tres (1968): A New Spanish Cinema with French and American Influences?
Arnaud Duprat de Montero, Université Rennes 2, France

Violence, Style and Politics: The Influence of the Giallo in Spanish Cinema of the 1970s
Andy Willis, University of Salford, UK

Spanish Gothic Cinema: The Hidden Continuities of a Hidden Genre
Ann Davies, University of Stirling, UK

Re-framing Empire: Mediating Encounters and Resistance in Spanish Transatlantic Cinema Since 1992
Noelia Saenz, University of Southern California, USA

The Transnational Dimension of Contemporary Spanish Road Movies
Carmen Indurain Eraso, Universidad Pública de Navarra, Spain

Rural Spain as a Transnational Space for Reflection in Icíar Bollaín's Flores de otro mundo (1999)
Chantal Cornut-Gentille D'Arcy, Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain

Part III: Appropriating the Global: Self-Conscious Transnationalism

Isn't it Bromantic?: New Directions in Contemporary Spanish Comedy
Beatriz Oria, Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain

Malamadres and Bertomeus: Transnational Crime Film and Television
Luis M. García-Mainar, Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain

Local Responses to Universal Sufferings in Isabel Coixet's Transnational Melodramas
Hilaria Loyo, Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain

Transnational Contours and Representation Models in Recent Films about Immigration in Spain
Alberto Elena and Ana Martín Morán, Universidad Carlos III, Spain

Transnational Identities in Galician Documentary Film: Alberte Pagán's Bs. As. (2006) and Xurxo Chirro's Vikingland (2011)
Iván Villarmea Álvarez, Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain

(In)Visible Co-productions, Spanish Cinema, the Market and the Media
Vicente Rodríguez Ortega, Universidad Carlos III, Spain

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