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SPPO2100
Module Reading List

Issues in Hispanic Cinema, 2021/22, Semester 1, 2
Rebecca Jarman
R.S.E.Jarman@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

 

Early and Golden Age Cinema

Evans, P. (1995) The films of Luis Buñuel : subjectivity and desire ISBN: 0198159064 (London: Clarendon Press)

López, A.  (2004) ‘Tears and Desire: Women and Melodrama in “Old” Mexican Cinema’ in The Latin American cultural studies reader ISBN: 0822333406 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0822333287, ed del Santo, Ana, Alicia Ríos, and Abril Trigo (London: Duke University Press), pp441-458.

Hart, S. (2004) ‘Luis Buñuel’s Box of Subaltern Tricks: Technique in Los Olvidados’ in Luis Buñuel : new readings ISBN: 1844570029; 1844570037 (pbk) : £15.99; 9781844570027; 9781844570034, ed Peter Evans (London: BFI), pp.65-79. OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (LW 22/10/2021)  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Franco, J. (1989) Plotting women : gender and representation in Mexico ISBN: 0231064233 (alk. paper); 0231064225 (New York: Columbia University Press) [contains section on Los Olvidados]

Jarman, R. (2017) ‘Melodrama at the Margins: Poverty, Politics, and Profits in “Golden Age” Venezuelan Cinema’ The modern language review. ISSN: 0026-7937 112.3, pp.645-665

Kantaris, G. (2013) ‘The Cinematic Labor of Affect: Urbanity and Sentimental Education in El Bruto and Ensayo de un crimen [by Luis Buñuel]’ in A Companion to Luis Buñuel (Oxford and Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing), eds. Rob Stone and Julián Daniel Gutiérrez-Albilla, pp.302-23.

King, J. (1990). Magical Reels: A History of Cinema in Latin America (London: Verso).

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Third Cinema

Aguilera Skvirsky, S. (2018) ‘Realism, Documentary, and the Process Genre in Early New Latin American Cinema’ in The Routledge companion to Latin American cinema ISBN: 9781138855267 (hardback) eds M. D’Lugo, A. López and L. Podalsky (London; New York: Routledge) pp119-132.

Burton, J. (1984) ‘Democratizing Documentary: Modes of Address in the Latin American Cinema, 1959-1972’ in "Show us life" : toward a history and aesthetics of the committed documentary ISBN: 0810822172 (pbk)”: ed Waugh, Thomas (Mentuchen: Scarecrow Press, 1984) OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (LW 22/10/2021)  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Burton, J. (1986) Cinema and social change in Latin America : conversations with filmmakers ISBN: 0292724543 (pbk); 0292724535. (Austin: University of Texas Press) [contains a section on Chircales]

King, J. (1989) ‘Cuban Cinema: A Reel Revolution?’ The journal of communist studies., 5.4, pp.140-160

Martin, M. (1997) New Latin American cinema ISBN: 0814325858; 0814325866 (pbk); 0814327060; 0814327052, Volume 1: Theories, Practices, and Transcontinental Articulations. (Detroit: Wayne State University Press) [contains ‘Towards a Third Cinema’ and ‘An Esthetic of Hunger’]

Nagib, L. (2011). World Cinema and the Ethics of Realism (London: Continuum) [contains a chapter on Soy Cuba]

Pick, Z. (1993) The new Latin American cinema : a continental project ISBN: 0292765495 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0292765452 (Austin: University of Texas Press) [contains a section on Chircales]

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Contemorary Arthouse

Betancourt, M. (2020) Cineando: Latin-American Indigeneity On-Screen. Film Quarterly; 73 (3): 83–88 [contains discussion of Retablo]

D’Argenio M.C. (2020) Wiñaypacha by Oscar Catacora: Overcoming Indigenismo Through Intimacy and Slowness. In: Vich C., Barrow S. (eds) Peruvian Cinema of the Twenty-First Century (Cham: Palgrave Macmillan) [contains discussion of Retablo]

Galt and Schoonover (eds) (2010), Global Art Cinema (Oxford: Oxford University Press) [see introduction for a comprehensive definition of arthouse cinema]

Jarman, R. (forthcoming) Domestic Crises, International Opportunities: Trends and Preoccupations in New Venezuelan Cinema [contains discussion of Desde allá]

Nagib, L. (2020). Realist Cinema as World Cinema: Non-cinema, Intermedial Passages, Total Cinema (Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press) [contains discussion of Pájaros del verano]

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Cinematic and Social Responsibility 1

Borau, J.L. (1999) ‘Prologue: the long march of the Spanish cinema towards itself’ in P. Evans (ed.), Spanish cinema : the auteurist tradition ISBN: 019818414X (pbk); 0198184158 (hbk) (Oxford: Oxford University Press), xvii–xxii. OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (LW 22/10/2021)  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Faulkner, S. (2006)  A cinema of contradiction : Spanish film in the 1960s (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press).

Nagib, L. (2006) ‘Towards a positive definition of world cinema’ in S. Dennison and S. Hwee Lim (eds.), Remapping world cinema : identity, culture and politics in film ISBN: 1904764622 (pbk) : £16.99; 1904764630 (London: Wallflower), 26–33. OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (LW 22/10/2021)  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Schatz, T. (2012) ‘Hollywood: the triumph of the studio system’ in S. Neale (ed.), The Classical Hollywood Reader (London: Routledge), 167–78.

Wollen, P. (2012) ‘The auteur theory’ in T. Corrigan (ed.), Film and Literature: An Introduction and Reader, 2nd ed. (London: Routledge), 185–98. OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (LW 22/10/2021)  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

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Cinematic and Social Responsibility 2

Santaolalla, I. (2012) The cinema of Iciar Bollaín ISBN: 9780719080586 (hbk.) : £65.00; 0719080584 (hbk.) : £65.00Manchester: Manchester University Press.

Wheeler, D. (2009) ‘The representation of domestic violence in popular English-language cinema’, New cinemas : journal of contemporary film. ISSN: 1474-2756 (Journal of Contemporary Film), 7.2: 155-175.

Wheeler, D. (2012) ‘The representation of domestic violence in Spanish cinema’, The modern language review. ISSN: 0026-7937, 107.2, 438-500.

Wheeler, D. (2013) ‘También la lluvia/Even the Rain (Iciar Bollaín, 2010): social realism, transnationalism and (neo-)colonialism’ in Spanish cinema 1973-2010 : auteurism, politics, landscape and memory , eds. Maria M. Delgado and Robin W. Fiddian (Manchester: Manchester University Press), 239-55. OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (LW 22/10/2021)  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Wheeler, D. (2016) ‘The (post-)feminist condition: women filmmakers in Spain’, Feminist Media Studies ISSN: 1468-0777, 16.6: 1057-1077.

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Star Studies

Davies, A. (2012). Penélope Cruz ISBN: 9781844574285; 1844574288 (London: BFI)

Delgado, M. (2006). ‘In conversation with Pedro Almodóvar and Penélope Cruz’, recording available at https://www.theguardian.com/film/2006/aug/04/features.

Dyer, R. (2003) Heavenly Bodies: Film Stars and Society (London: Routledge)

Evans, P. (2001) Jamón, Jamón (Barcelona: Paidos)  

Wheeler, D. (2014) ‘Acting and directing in Spain: historicizing stardom and the author function’ in Duncan Wheeler and Fernando Canet (eds.),(Re)viewing creative, critical and commercial practices in contemporary Spanish cinema ISBN: 9781783204069 (hardback); 1783204060 (hardback) (Bristol: Intellect), 273-90. 

Wheeler, D. (2014). ‘Sex, art and commerce: Penélope Cruz and Isabel Coixet tackle Philip Roth in Elegy’ in Duncan Wheeler and Fernando Canet (eds.), (Re)viewing creative, critical and commercial practices in contemporary Spanish cinema ISBN: 9781783204069 (hardback); 1783204060 (hardback) (Bristol: Intellect, 2014), 293-309. 

This list was last updated on 21/09/2021