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Performance and Spanish Film

Dean Allbritton, Alejandro Melero, and Tom Whittaker

Abstract

While several critical works on Spanish cinema have centred on the cultural, social and industrial significance of stars, there has been relatively little critical scholarship on what stars are paid to do: act. Bringing together a range of scholars that attend carefully to the performances, acting styles, and historical influences of Spanish film, Performance and Spanish Film is the first book to place the process of Spanish acting centre stage. Comprising fifteen original essays, the book casts light on the manifold meanings, methods and influences of Spanish screen performance, from the sile ... More

Keywords: Spanish film, Performance, Screen acting, Actors, Performance techniques

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780719097720
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: May 2017 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719097720.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Dean Allbritton, editor
Colby College

Alejandro Melero, editor
Carlos III University

Tom Whittaker, editor
University of Liverpool

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Introduction: approaching performance in Spanish film

Dean Allbritton, Alejandro Melero and Tom Whittaker

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