A Companion to Luis Bu?uel

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Rob Stone, Julián Daniel Gutiérrez-Albilla
Wiley, Feb 12, 2013 - Performing Arts - 656 pages
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A Companion to Luis Buñuel presents a collection of critical readings by many of the foremost film scholars that examines and reassesses myriad facets of world-renowned filmmaker Luis Buñuel’s life, works, and cinematic themes.

  • A collection of critical readings that examine and reassess the controversial filmmaker’s life, works, and cinematic themes
  • Features readings from several of the most highly-regarded experts on the cinema of Buñuel
  • Includes a multidisciplinary range of approaches from experts in film studies, Hispanic studies, Surrealism, and theoretical concepts such as those of Gilles Deleuze
  • Presents a previously unpublished interview with Luis Buñuel’s son, Juan Luis Buñuel

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About the author (2013)

Rob Stone is Professor of European Film in the Department of Art History, Film and Visual Studies at the University of Birmingham where he directs B-Film: The Birmingham Centre for Film Studies. He is the author of Spanish Cinema (2001), The Wounded Throat: Flamenco in the Works of Federico García Lorca and Carlos Saura (2004), Julio Medem (2007) and Walk, Don't Run: The Cinema of Richard Linklater (2013).

Julián Daniel Gutiérrez Albilla is Assistant Professor of Spanish at the University of Southern California. He has published on a wide range of Hispanic films including articles and chapters in edited works on Pedro Almodóvar, Hector Babenco, Luis Buñuel or Lucrecia Martel. He is the author of Queering Buñuel: Sexual Dissidence and Psychoanalysis in his Mexican and Spanish Cinema (2008).

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