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Sensing Justice through Contemporary Spanish Cinema: Aesthetics, Politics, Law

Mónica López Lerma


Sensing Justice through Contemporary Spanish Cinema examines the aesthetic frames that mediate the sensory perception and signification of law and justice in the context of 21st-century Spain. What senses do these frames privilege or downgrade? What kind of subjects do they show, construct, and address? What kind of affective and ethical responses do they invite? What kind of judgments do they invite? The book addresses these questions by moving away from the focus on narrative and through a close analysis of selected contemporary Spanish films. By creating new frames of perception and signifi ... More

Keywords: Spanish cinema, Aesthetics, Justice, Law, Senses

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781474442046
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2021 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442046.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Mónica López Lerma, author
Reed College