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Bibliography: Mimicry and modernity in Latin American cinema

  • Benjamin, Walter, ‘The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction’, in Illuminations. Ed. Hannah Arendt. London: Pimlico, 1999, pp. 211-244. (Moodle)
  • Conde, Maite, “Screening Rio: Cinema and the Desire for the City”, in Portuguese Studies, Vol. 22, no. 2, 2006, pp. 188-208. (Moodle)
  • Doane, Mary Ann, ‘“When the direction of the force acting on the body is changed”: The  Moving Image’, in Femmes fatales: Feminism, Film Theory,     Psychoanalysis. New York: Routledge, 1991, pp. 188-206 (Moodle)
  • Gunning, Tom, “The Cinema Of Attraction: Early Film, Its Spectator, and the Avant Garde
  • Hart, Stephen, “Inauspicious Beginnings” in Latin American Cinema. London: Reaktion Books, 2015, pp. 12-31. (Moodle)
  • López, Ana, ‘Early Cinema and Modernity in Latin America.’ Cinema Journal 40.1 (2000), pp. 48-78 (Moodle)
  • Monsiváis, Carlos, ‘South of the Border, Down México’s Way: El cine latinoamericano y Hollywood’, in Aires de familia: Cultura y sociedad en América Latina. Barcelona: Anagrama, 2000, pp 51-78 (Moodle)
  • Musser, Charles, “Moving toward fictional narratives” in Grieveson, Lee and Peter Krämer eds.   The Silent Cinema Reader. London: Routledge, 2004. pp. 87-102 (Moodle)
  • Roberto Schwarz, Misplaced Ideas: Essays on Brazilian Culture, trans. John Gledson. London: Verso, 1992. (Chapter 2. Moodle) 
  • Salles Gomez, Paulo Emílio, “Cinema: A Trajectory witin Underdevelopment” in Randal Johnson and Robert Stam eds., Brazilian Cinema pp. 244-255. (Moodle)
  • Suárez, Juana, Critical Essays on Colombian Cinema and Culture: Cinembargo Colombia, trans. Laura Chesak. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.