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Davies, Ann

The Transnational Fantasies of Guillermo del Toro

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Dolores Tierney, Deborah Shaw, Ann Davies

Part I. Del Toro’s Principles and Practices

2. “There Is No Such Thing”: Del Toro’s Metafictional Monster Rally
Glenn Ward

3. Guillermo del Toro’s Monsters: Matter Out of Place
Ann Davies

4. Myth and Monstrosity: The Dark Realms of H. P. Lovecraft and Guillermo del Toro
Rebecca Janicker

Part II. Del Toro’s English-Language Works

5. “This Is Something New … or—Something Very, Very Old”: The Strain Trilogy in Context
Simon Bacon

6. Adapt or Die: Mimicry and Evolution in Guillermo del Toro’s English-Language Films
Peter Hutchings

7. Of Monstrous Masses and Hybrid Heroes: Del Toro’s English-Language Films
Laura Podalsky

8. Pacific Rim: Reception, Readings, and Authority
Niamh Thornton

Part III. Del Toro’s Spanish-Language Works

9. Reflected Horrors: Violence, War, and the Image in Guillermo del Toro’s El espinazo del diablo/The Devil’s Backbone (2001)
Miriam Haddu

10. Transnational Political Horror in Cronos (1993), El espinazo del diablo (2001), and El laberinto del fauno (2006)
Dolores Tierney

11. Between Fantasy and Reality: the Child’s Vision and Fairy Tales in Guillermo del Toro’s Hispanic Trilogy
Juan Carlos Vargas

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Film and Television Studies, American Cinema, Latin American Cinema, Latin American Culture, Film History, Arts

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
223 pages
Category
Art, Art History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137407849
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-48826-1

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