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Published: 30 May 2012

300 Pages | 20 Illustrations, black & white

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719083808

Bookseller Code (06)


Screening songs in Hispanic and Lusophone cinema

Lisa Shaw and Rob Stone

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Uniquely interdisciplinary, uniting Hispanists with Lusophone and Film scholars as well as musicologists in a specific focus on the use and subversion of songs in the cinemas of Spain, Portugal, Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Co-edited by two leading figures in their fields and with sixteen experts in key areas providing ground-breaking chapters
  • It incorporates studies of songs in the cinemas of a variety of Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking countries and many close analyses of key films, filmmakers and stars, as well as relevant film theory and audience studies
  • This book responds to a surge of academic interest in the areas of film and popular music studies and will inspire and inform both undergraduate modules and postgraduate research on the subject
  • Contributors include: Ann Davies, Santiago Fouz-Hernández, María Pilar Rodríguez, Tom Whittaker, Parvati Nair, , Isabel Santaolalla, David F. García, Susan Thomas, Deborah Shaw, Anthony De Melo, Lorraine Leu, and David Treece

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