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Spanish Practices
Literature, Cinema, Television

ISBN 9780367603328
Published June 30, 2020 by Routledge
176 Pages

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Book Description

This book focuses on some of the best known and most important books, feature films, and television series in contemporary Span, and addresses three pairs of linked issues central to Hispanic studies and beyond: history and memory, authority and society, and genre and transitivity.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Spanish Practices Part I: Literature: History and Memory 2. Winners and Losers in Cinema and Memoirs: Emilio Martínez Lázaro's Las 13 rosas (‘The 13 Roses’, 2007) and Esther Tusquets’ Habíamos ganado la guerra (‘We Had Won the War’, 2007) 3. Resuscitating Franco in Popular Narrative and Television: Vizcaíno Casas's ... Y al tercer año resucitó (‘And in the Third Year He Rose Again’, 1978) and Cuéntame cómo pasó (‘Tell Me How It Happened’, TVE 2001-) 4. The Audiovisual Transition: Cinema, Television, and Muñoz Molina's El jinete polaco ('The Polish Horseman', 1991) Part II: Cinema: Authority and Society 5. A Question of Queer Authorship: Almodóvar's Unpublished Short Stories (1973) 6. Spanish Cinema's Missing Children: Juan Antonio Bayona's El orfanato (‘The Orphanage', 2007) and Jaime Rosales' La soledad (‘Solitary Fragments', 2007) 7. Re-presenting the Others: Cinema and Television on Ethnicity and Immigration Part III: Television: Genre and Transitivity 8. Re-visions of Teresa: Josefina Molina's Teresa de Jesús (TVE, 1984) and Ray Loriga's Teresa: el cuerpo de Cristo (‘Teresa, the Body of Christ’, 2007) 9. Hybrid Fictions: Television Comedy between Soap Opera and Pseudo-documentary: Los Serrano (Tele 5, 2003-08] and Camera café [‘Coffee Cam’, Tele 5, 2005-09] 10. Travelling Narratives and Transitional Life Strategies: Yo soy Bea (‘I Am Bea’, Tele 5, 2006-08) and Ugly Betty (ABC, 2006-10) 11. Conclusion: Literature, Cinema, Television

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