By Joan Ramon Resina
From the origins of the recent Spanish Cinema within the Fifties to the top of the final century, Burning Darkness gains essays on a variety of crucial motion pictures by way of Spain’s most vital administrators, together with Pedro Almodóvar, Luis Buñuel, Víctor Erice, Ventura Pons, and others. participants specialize in present theoretical debates and problems with illustration, politics, cultural identification, and aesthetics. instead of traditionally surveying Spanish motion pictures, the e-book encourages a deep studying of those crucial works and the methods they solid mild on particular facets of Spanish society and its contemporary historical past. Accessibly written, it is going to attraction not just to scholars and students but in addition to an individual drawn to Spanish cinema.
“The contribution of Burning Darkness to the sector of movie reports and to the sphere of Spanish cinema experiences, particularly, constitutes one of many best—if now not the best—and so much whole books of its type … Burning Darkness is a superb, leading edge, and well-written publication, available not just to students and scholars but additionally to somebody attracted to Spanish cinema.” — Revista de Estudios Hispánicos
“…provides a wide ranging view of Spanish cinema from 1952 to the tip of the millennium … a hugely priceless resource.” — Bulletin of Hispanic Studies
“The essays are often completely researched and good written, they usually take clean, fruitful techniques to their subject material … This assortment considerably furthers realizing of Spanish cinema.” — CHOICE
“The editors have introduced jointly the most vital students in modern peninsular reports from North the USA and Europe. From one bankruptcy to the subsequent, the publication always demonstrates an interaction among movie (as either and artifact) and the social, political, fiscal, and cultural components that encompass it. In its plurality of serious views, Burning Darkness demonstrates the intensity and breadth of the severe discussion that Spanish movie has generated during the last part century.” — Colleen P. Culleton, college at Buffalo, country college of recent York
Joan Ramon Resina is Professor of Spanish and Portuguese at Stanford collage. His many books comprise After-Images of the town (coedited with Dieter Ingenschay).
Andrés Lema-Hincapié is Assistant Professor within the division of recent Languages on the collage of Colorado at Denver.
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Burning Darkness: A Half Century of Spanish Cinema (SUNY series in Latin American and Iberian Thought and Culture) by Joan Ramon Resina