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Title A companion to Pedro Almodovar / edited by Marvin D'Lugo and Kathleen M. Vernon.

Imprint Malden, MA : John Wiley & Sons, 2013.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  791.430233 Al67Dc 2013    ---  Available
Description xvi, 568 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Series Wiley-Blackwell companions to film directors
Wiley-Blackwell companions to film directors.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The skin he lives in / Marvin D'Lugo and Kathleen M. Vernon -- Part I. Bio-Filmography: 1. Almodovar's self-fashioning: the economics and aesthetics of deconstructive biography / Paul Julian Smith; 2. Creative beginnings in Almodovar's work / Francisco A. Zurian; 3. Almodovar and Hitchcock: a sorcerer's apprenticeship / Dona Kercher; 4. A life, imagined and otherwise: the limits and uses of autobiography in Almodovar's films / Alberto Mira -- Part II. Spanish Contexts: 5. El Deseo's "Itinerary:: Almodovar and the Spanish film industry / Marina Diaz Lopez; 6. Almodovar and Spanish patterns of film reception / Josetxo Cerdan and Miguel Fernandez Lagayen; 7. Memory, politics and the post-transition in Almodovar's cinema / Juan Carol Ibaņez; 8. The ethics of oblivion: personal, national, and cultural memories in the films of Pedro Almodovar / Adrissn Perez Melgosa -- Part II. At the Limits of Gender: 9. Our rapists ourselves: women and the staging of rape in the cinema of Pedro Almodovar / Leora Lev; 10. Paternity and pathogens: mourning men and the crises of masculinity in Todo sobre mi madre and Hable con ella / Dean Albritton; 11. Domesticating violence in the films of Pedro Almodovar / Noelia Saenz; 12. La piel que habito: a story of imposed gender and the struggle for identity / Francisco A. Zurian -- Part IV. Re-Readings: 13. Re-envoicements and reverberations in Almodovar's macro-melodrama / Marsha Kinder; 14. The flower of his secret: Carne tremula and the Mise en scene of Desire / Celestino Deleyto; 15. Scratching the past on the "surface" of the "skin": embodied inter-subjectivity, prosthetic memory, and witnessing in Almodovar's La mala educacion / Julian Daniel Gutierrez-Albila; 16. Almodovar's stolen images / Javier Herrera -- Part V. Global Almodovar: 17. Women on the verge of nervous breakdown: from Madrid (1988) to New York (2010) / Isolina Ballesteros; 18. Almodovar's global musical marketplace / Kathleen M. Vernon; 19. Almodovar and Latin America: The making of a transnational aesthetic in Volver / Marvin D'lugo; 20. Is there a French Almodovar? / Jean-Claude Seguin; 21. Almodovar in Asia: Hong Kong, Taiwan and LGBT film culture / E.K. Tan -- Part VI. Art and Commerce: 22. To the health of the author: art direction in Los abrazos rotos / John D. Sanderson; 23. Making Spain fashionable: fashion and design in Pedro Almodovar's cinema / Gerard Dapena; 24. Almodovar, cyberfandom and participatory culture / Vicente Rodriguez-Ortega.
Subject Almodovar, Pedro -- Criticism and interpretation.
Added Author D'Lugo, Marvin.
Vernon, Kathleen M., 1951-
ISBN 9781405195829 (hardback : alk. paper)
1405195827 (hardback : alk. paper)
Standard No. 40022472593

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