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The Resource All about Almodóvar : a passion for cinema, Brad Epps and Despina Kakoudaki, editors

All about Almodóvar : a passion for cinema, Brad Epps and Despina Kakoudaki, editors

Label
All about Almodóvar : a passion for cinema
Title
All about Almodóvar
Title remainder
a passion for cinema
Statement of responsibility
Brad Epps and Despina Kakoudaki, editors
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
One of world cinema's most exciting filmmakers, Pedro Almodóvar has been delighting, provoking, arousing, shocking, and-above all-entertaining audiences around the globe since he first burst on the international film scene in the early 1980s. All about Almodóvar offers new perspectives on the filmmaker's artistic vision and cinematic preoccupations, influences, and techniques. Through overviews of his oeuvre and in-depth analyses of specific films, the essays here explore a diverse range of subjects: Almodóvar's nuanced use of television and music in his films; his reworkin
Cataloging source
E7B
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • filmographies
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Epps, Bradley S
  • Kakoudaki, Despina
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Almodóvar, Pedro
  • Almodóvar, Pedro
  • Motion pictures
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • Motion pictures
  • Spain
Label
All about Almodóvar : a passion for cinema, Brad Epps and Despina Kakoudaki, editors
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
  • Includes filmography
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction. Approaching Almodóvar: thirty years of reinvention / Brad Epps and Despina Kakoudaki -- Forms and figures. Almodóvar on television: industry and thematics / Paul Julian Smith -- Queer sound: musical otherness in three films by Pedro Almodóvar / Kathleen M. Vernon -- Performing identities in the cinema of Pedro Almodóvar / Isolina Ballesteros -- Acts of violence in Almodóvar / Peter William Evans -- Heart of farce: Almodóvar's comic complexities / Andy Medhurst -- Melodrama and its discontents. Mimesis and diegesis: Almodóvar and the limits of melodrama / Mark Allinson -- Melancholy melodrama: Almodovarian grief and lost homosexual attachments / Linda Williams -- Intimate strangers: melodrama and coincidence in Talk to her / Despina Kakoudaki -- The limits of representation. Almodóvar's girls / Leo Bersani and Ulysse Dutoit -- All about the brothers: retroseriality in Almodóvar's cinema / Marsha Kinder -- Blind shots and backward glances: reviewing Matador and Labyrinth of passion / Brad Epps -- Missing a beat: syncopated rhythms and subterranean subjects in the spectral economy of Volver / Steven Marsh -- Postnostalgia in Bad education: written on the body of Sara Montiel / Marvin D'Lugo -- The auteur in context. Inside Almodóvar / Ignacio Oliva -- Pepi, Patty, and beyond: cinema and literature in Almodóvar / Francisco A. Zurián -- Bad education: fictional autobiography and meta-film noir / Víctor Fuentes -- Coda. Volver: a filmmaker's diary / Pedro Almodóvar
Control code
ocn646839485
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (496 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781299917743
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttbqg3g
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)646839485
Label
All about Almodóvar : a passion for cinema, Brad Epps and Despina Kakoudaki, editors
Publication
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
  • Includes filmography
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction. Approaching Almodóvar: thirty years of reinvention / Brad Epps and Despina Kakoudaki -- Forms and figures. Almodóvar on television: industry and thematics / Paul Julian Smith -- Queer sound: musical otherness in three films by Pedro Almodóvar / Kathleen M. Vernon -- Performing identities in the cinema of Pedro Almodóvar / Isolina Ballesteros -- Acts of violence in Almodóvar / Peter William Evans -- Heart of farce: Almodóvar's comic complexities / Andy Medhurst -- Melodrama and its discontents. Mimesis and diegesis: Almodóvar and the limits of melodrama / Mark Allinson -- Melancholy melodrama: Almodovarian grief and lost homosexual attachments / Linda Williams -- Intimate strangers: melodrama and coincidence in Talk to her / Despina Kakoudaki -- The limits of representation. Almodóvar's girls / Leo Bersani and Ulysse Dutoit -- All about the brothers: retroseriality in Almodóvar's cinema / Marsha Kinder -- Blind shots and backward glances: reviewing Matador and Labyrinth of passion / Brad Epps -- Missing a beat: syncopated rhythms and subterranean subjects in the spectral economy of Volver / Steven Marsh -- Postnostalgia in Bad education: written on the body of Sara Montiel / Marvin D'Lugo -- The auteur in context. Inside Almodóvar / Ignacio Oliva -- Pepi, Patty, and beyond: cinema and literature in Almodóvar / Francisco A. Zurián -- Bad education: fictional autobiography and meta-film noir / Víctor Fuentes -- Coda. Volver: a filmmaker's diary / Pedro Almodóvar
Control code
ocn646839485
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (496 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781299917743
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttbqg3g
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)646839485

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