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Film Exists in a State of Philosophy: Two Contemporary Cavellian Views

The Thought of Stanley Cavell and Cinema : Turning Anew to the Ontology of Film a Half-Century after The World Viewed

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...THE QUESTION OF WHETHER PHILOSOPHY can occur through film (sometimes called in the shorthand “film-as-philosophy”) has been especially lively during the last twenty years of scholarship in the philosophy of film. Specifically, the question...

Performance as catharsis and therapy

Fiona Noble

Fiona Noble is a researcher of contemporary Spanish cinema and visual culture. She has a PhD from the University of Aberdeen and has worked as a Teaching Fellow at Durham University and the University of Aberdeen. She has published on intercultural lesbian relationships in contemporary Spanish cinema, on the child in Spanish cinema and on corporeal representations in the work of Salvador Dalí. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Subversive Spanish Cinema : The Politics of Performance

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Although engaging the cathartic and therapeutic potential of performance and its representation, this chapter does not straightforwardly contend that this is a wholly affirmative process. The overarching theoretical framework draws...

Spanish Cinema

The Cinema Book

British Film Institute, 2007

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...Introduction It took Spanish cinema about two decades after 1896 to grow out of its beginnings as a fairground attraction and its position of cultural marginality to become a fairly viable industry attracting the attention of investors...

Performing pastness

Fiona Noble

Fiona Noble is a researcher of contemporary Spanish cinema and visual culture. She has a PhD from the University of Aberdeen and has worked as a Teaching Fellow at Durham University and the University of Aberdeen. She has published on intercultural lesbian relationships in contemporary Spanish cinema, on the child in Spanish cinema and on corporeal representations in the work of Salvador Dalí. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Subversive Spanish Cinema : The Politics of Performance

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...The performance of Spain’s Civil War and Francoist past has proved a principal preoccupation of recent Spanish cultural production. As Jo Labanyi notes, while there were few films and virtually no fictional writing that engaged...

Conclusion: Bad Bodies, Good Hearts

Ernesto R. Acevedo-Muñoz

Ernesto R. Acevedo-Munoz is Associate Professor of Film Studies, Comparative Literature & Humanities at the University of Colorado, Boulder, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Pedro Almodóvar : World Directors

British Film Institute, 2007

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...In Bad Education, Almodóvar revisits his own career, retracing steps and remaking stories. This new trajectory takes him from the anachronistic but real threat of the past in Pepi, Luci, Bom, to the parody of the Church in Dark Habits...

Introduction

Geoff King

Geoff King is Professor of Film and TV Studies at Brunel University London. He is the author of Indiewood, USA: Where Hollywood Meets Independent Cinema (I.B. Tauris, 2009) and Spectacular Narratives: Hollywood in the Age of the Blockbuster (I. B. Tauris, 2000). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Positioning Art Cinema : Film and Cultural Value

I.B. Tauris, 2019

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...Art cinema occupies a position in the film landscape that is characteristically accorded particular kinds of cultural value. From films that claim the status of harsh realism to productions that embody aspects of the tradition of modernism...

Authorship

Barry Jordan

Barry Jordan is Professor of European Cinema and Culture at De Montfort University, Leicester. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mark Allinson

Mark Allinson is Professor of Spanish, University of Leicester. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Spanish Cinema: A Student's Guide

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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...Who is responsible for a film? Who organizes and controls the film-making process? Who takes credit for the content, form and style of a film? Does a film have an author in the same way that a novel does? By author or authorship, we usually...

The Body and the Nation

Ernesto R. Acevedo-Muñoz

Ernesto R. Acevedo-Munoz is Associate Professor of Film Studies, Comparative Literature & Humanities at the University of Colorado, Boulder, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Pedro Almodóvar : World Directors

British Film Institute, 2007

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...Part of this chapter was previously published under the title, ‘The Body and Spain: Pedro Almodóvar’s All About My Mother’, in Quarterly Review of Film and Video vol. 21 no. 1, Winter 2004. It is reproduced here, with some alterations...

Figures of Desire: The Melodrama of Longing

Ernesto R. Acevedo-Muñoz

Ernesto R. Acevedo-Munoz is Associate Professor of Film Studies, Comparative Literature & Humanities at the University of Colorado, Boulder, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Pedro Almodóvar : World Directors

British Film Institute, 2007

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...‘Luckily for you, my son, it’s been a long time since we’ve been afraid in Spain.’ High Heels (1991) Almodóvar’s sincere shift towards more visibly melodramatic genre configurations beginning with What Have I Done to Deserve This!?,...

Performing identities

Fiona Noble

Fiona Noble is a researcher of contemporary Spanish cinema and visual culture. She has a PhD from the University of Aberdeen and has worked as a Teaching Fellow at Durham University and the University of Aberdeen. She has published on intercultural lesbian relationships in contemporary Spanish cinema, on the child in Spanish cinema and on corporeal representations in the work of Salvador Dalí. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Subversive Spanish Cinema : The Politics of Performance

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...The centrality of performance during the Transition to democracy following the death of Franco, as seen in my analysis of Los amantes pasajeros in Chapter 1, hinges upon the interrelations amongst performance and identity. For Isolina...