Wiley-Blackwell Companions to Film Directors: A Companion to Luis Bunuel

Editors: Stone, Rob and Gutierrez-Albilla, Julian Daniel
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Wiley

Single-User Purchase Price: $56.95
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $85.43
ISBN: 978-1-4443-3633-7
Category: Arts & Leisure - Film & Television
Image Count: 94
Book Status: Available
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A Companion to Luis Bunuel presents a collection of critical readings by many of the foremost film scholars that examines and reassesses myriad facets of world-renowned filmmaker Luis Bunuels life, works, and cinematic themes.

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Table of Contents

  • Contributors
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: The "Criminal" Life of Luis Buñuel Rob Stone; Julián Daniel Gutiérrez-Albilla
  • Part One An Aragonese Dog
  • 1 Interview with Juan Luis Buñuel Rob Stone
  • 2 Luis Buñuel and the Politics of Self-Presentation Julie Jones
  • 3 Buñuel, Master Pyrotechnician: The Role of Firearms in His Cinema Guy H. Wood; Javier Herrera Navarro
  • 4 Buñuel's Critique of Nationalism: A Migratory Aesthetic? Mieke Bal
  • Part Two A Golden Age
  • 5 Surreal Souls: Un chien andalou and Early French Film Theory Sarah Cooper
  • 6 Fixed-Explosive: Buñuel's Surrealist Time-Image Ramona Fotiade
  • 7 L Âge d'or Agustín Sánchez Vidal
  • 8 Buñuel Entomographer: From Las Hurdes to Robinson Crusoe Tom Conley
  • Part Three The Forgotten One
  • 9 The Complicit Eye: Directorial and Ocular Paradigms in Luis Buñuel's Mexican Films and Interdisciplinary Visuality (1940s and 1950s) Erica Segre
  • 10 Out of Place, Out of Synch: Errant Movement and Rhythm in Buñuel's Mexican Comedies Tom Whittaker
  • 11 Susana: Melodrama and the Voluptuosity of Destruction María Pilar Rodríguez
  • 12 Young Outlaws and Marginal Lives in Latin American Cinema: The Landmark of Buñuel's Los olvidados Ana Moraña
  • Part Four Strange Passions
  • 13 The Creative Process of Robinson Crusoe: Exile, Loneliness, and Humanism Amparo Martínez Herranz
  • 14 The Cinematic Labor of Affect: Urbanity and Sentimental Education in El bruto and Ensayo de un crimen Geoffrey Kantaris
  • 15 Stars in the Wilderness: La Mort en ce jardin Sarah Leahy
  • 16 Transitional Triptych: The Traps of International Cinemas in Buñuel's Cela s'appelle l'aurore, La Mort en ce jardin, and La Fiévre monte ä El Pao Ernesto R. Acevedo-Muñoz
  • 17 Buñuel Goes Medieval: From Sewing to Cervantes and the Vagina Dentata Sherry Velasco
  • Part Five An Exterminating Angel
  • 18 The Galdós Intertext in Viridiana Sally Faulkner
  • 19 Spectral Cinema: Le Journal d'une femme de chambre Kate Griffiths
  • 20 Between God and the Machine: Buñuel's Cine-Miracles Libby Saxton
  • 21 The Road and the Room: Narrative Drive in the Films of Luis Buñuel Marsha Kinder
  • Part Six Discretion and Desire
  • 22 On a Road to Nowhere: Parodic Movement as Time-Image in La Voie lactée and Le Charme discret de la bourgeoisie Sheldon Penn
  • 23 The Intertextual Presence of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Belle de jour Arnaud Duprat de Montero
  • 24 Splitting Doubles: Ángela Molina and the Art of Screen Acting in Cet obscur objet du désir Peter William Evans
  • 25 Buñuel and Historical Reason Cristina Moreiras-Menor
  • 26 Through a Fractal Lens: New Perspectives on the Narratives of Luis Buñuel Wendy Everett
  • Part Seven And in the Spring
  • 27 Mutilation, Misogyny, and Murder: Surrealist Violence or Torture Porn? Paul Begin
  • 28 Inside/Outside: Space and Sexual Behavior in Belle de jour and La Pianiste Jimmy Hay
  • 29 Surrealist Legacies: The Influence of Luis Buñuel's "Irrationality" on Hiroshi Teshigahara's "Documentary-fantasy" Felicity Gee
  • 30 Luis Buñuel's Angel and Maya Deren's Meshes: Trance and the Cultural Imaginary Susan McCabe
  • Filmography