Iberian and Latin American Studies: From Silver Screen to Spanish Stage - The Humorists of the Madrid Vanguardia and Hollywood Film
|ISBN: 9780708323434 (070832343X)Dyddiad Cyhoeddi Mehefin 2011 |
Cyhoeddwr: Gwasg Prifysgol Cymru / University of Wales Press, CaerdyddFformat: Clawr Caled, 216x138 mm, 256 tudalen
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Yr astudiaeth lawn gyntaf yn yr iaith Saesneg o grŵp o bum artist a gysylltwyd yn agos gyda'r mudiad avant-garde yn Sbaen yn ystod yr 1920au a'r 1930au, ac a adnabyddir bellach fel yr 'Other' Generation of 27.
This is the first book-length English-language study of a group of five artists closely linked with the Spanish avant-garde in the 1920s and 1930s, now known as the 'Other' Generation of 27.
Was there ever a(n Other) Generation of 1927?
The humour of the vanguardia
The humorists and cinema
Viewing theatre through the prism of cinema
Chapter One. From Madrid to Hollywood and back again: crushed by the reels of industry
Design for Living
Bringing Up Baby
Trouble in Paradise
You Can’t Take It with You
The Awful Truth
Chapter Two. Transitions from stage to screen
Theatre and cinema: a comparative framework
La vida en un hilo
Mi adorado Juan
The remediation of cinema in Spanish theatre during the post-war decades
Chapter Three. The remediation of cinema in the theatre of the humorists of the Madrid vanguardia: innovation and compromise
The incipient mediatization of theatre in Spain
Jardiel: fighting film with film
Further mediatization of theatre in Spain
Tono, Neville, López Rubio and Mihura: cinematic traces
Intertextual references and parallels
Chapter Four. Make ‘em laugh
Humour on the Spanish stage in the early twentieth century
Conclusion. Remediation and mediatization in Spain: then and now
Dr S. N. Green is Lecturer in Spanish in the Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies, University of Leeds.
In the same way that their contemporaries of the celebrated Generation of 27 (which included Federico García Lorca) attempted a revolution of the arts through poetry inspired by European modernism, the ‘Other’ Generation of 27 attempted to renovate Spanish humour, first in prose, and then in the theatre and cinema. This book demonstrates how these humorists drew on the humour of Chaplin, Keaton, Lubitsch and the Marx Brothers for their stage comedy, and how they stretched the limits of the stage at the time by incorporating cinematic techniques, such as flashback, voice-overs and montage, in their search for new dramatic forms.
In the author’s words: “After detailing their viewing habits and film-making experiences in the USA and Spain, I devise and apply a method for the analysis of the influence of screen on stage that draws on the disciplines of film and theatre studies. I argue that these experiments, had they not been curtailed by the culture of Francoism, might have developed into a significant contribution to European theatre.”
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