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The Two cines con niño: Genre and the Child Protagonist in Over Fifty Years of Spanish Film (1955-2010)

Erin K. Hogan


The Two cines con niño  is the first genre study of Spanish-language child-starred cinemas. It illuminates continuities in the political use of the child protagonist in over fifty years of cinema from Spain and how the child-starred genres use the concept of childhood to define the nation’s past, present, and future. From Francoist popular to oppositional auteur films, and including Latin American cinema, this monograph examines dialogism in aesthetics, narratives, and genre functions. It demonstrates the impact of these narratives within Spanish film history and Francoist biopolitics, as well ... More

Keywords: Child, Film, Genre, Dialogism, Biopolitics, cine con niño, two Spains, Argentina, Chile

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781474436113
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2019 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474436113.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Erin K. Hogan, author
University of Maryland