Genre(s): Modern Languages
- May 2011 · 224pages · 216x138mm
- ·Hardback - 9780708323434
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Introduction 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 Matinee Idols Bringing Up Baby Trouble in Paradise You Can’t Take It with You The Awful Truth Chapter Two. Transitions from stage to screen Introduction 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 Pre-War previews Jardiel: fighting film with film Further mediatization of theatre in Spain Tono, Neville, Lopez Rubio and Mihura: cinematic traces Intertextual references and parallels Cinematic stagings Conclusion Chapter Four. Make ’em laugh Humour on the Spanish stage in the early twentieth century Comedian comedy Romantic comedy Conclusion. Remediation and mediatization in Spain: then and now Why then? What now?