New mythological figures in Spanish cinema 1975-1996 dissident bodies under Franco

In the 1970s, especially after Franco's death in 1975, Spanish cinema was bursting at the seams. Numerous film directors broke free from the ancient taboos which had reigned under the dictatorship. They introduced characters who, through their bodies, transgress the traditional borders of socia...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Feenstra, Pietsie
Format: eBook
Published: Amsterdam Amsterdam University Press 2011, 2011
Series:Film culture in transition
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Collection: JSTOR Open Access Books - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • From prohibition to clear exhibition: how to read into these film-images?
  • The liberation of women
  • The homosexual body on stage
  • The delinquent's body out of focus
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-320) and index