Centre of Latin American Studies

Cultural Studies Section

Aesthetics and Politics in Post-Revolutionary Cuban Cinema

Agamben, Giorgio, Image et mémoire: Ecrits sur l’image, la danse et le cinema (Paris: Desclée de Brouwer, 2004). [in French]

Arnheim, Rudolf, Visual Thinking (Berkeley: U California P, 1997)

Baudrillard, Jean, Le complot de l’art: Illusion et désillusion esthétiques (Paris: Sens & Tonka, 2005). [in French].

Chanan, Michael, Cuban cinema (Minneapolis: U Minnesota P, 2004).

____________, “Remembering Titón,” Jump Cut, No. 41 (May 1997), pp. 126-129. LINK

Le Cinéma Cubain (Paris: Centre Georges Pompidou, 1990). [in French].

Cuba: Cinéma et Révolution (Lyon: GRIMH, 2006) [in French/Spanish].

Davis, Catherine, “Surviving (on) the Soup of Times: Postmodernism, Politics, and Culture in Cuba,” Latin American Perspectives, Vol. 27 No. 4, pp. 103-121.  LINK

González, Reynaldo, Cine cubano: ese ojo que nos ve (San Juan [PR]: Ed. Plaza Mayor, 2002).

Gutiérrez Alea, “The viewer’s dialectic” Jump Cut, No. 29 (February 1984), pp. 18-21.  LINK

Jameson, Fredric, Postmodernism and the Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism (Durham: Duke UP, 2001).

King, John.  Magical Reels: A History of Cinema in Latin America (London: Verso, 2000).

New Latin American Cinema, Vols. 1 & 2. (Detroit: Wayne State UP, 1997).

Piñera, Walfredo and María Cumaná, Mirada al cine cubano (Brussels: OCIC, 1999).

Santí, Enrico Mario, “Fresa y chocolate: The Rhetoric of Cuban Reconciliation,” Modern Language Notes, Vol 113 No. 2 (March 1998), pp. 407-425. LINK

Sedgwick, Eve Kofovsky,  “Homosocial desire,” Between Men: English Literature and Male Homosocial Desire (NY: Columbia UP, 1985) pp. 134-160.

Smith, Paul Julian, “Fresa y chocolate: Cinema as Guided Tour,” Vision Machines (London: Verso, 1996) pp. 81-100.

Stock, Ann Marie.  On Location in Cuba: Street Filmmaking During Times of Transition (Chapel Hill: U North Carolina P, 2009).

Yates, Frances.  The Art of Memory (London: Pimlico, 1992).