Rosario Arias Doblas
María del Mar Azcona Montoliu
Manuel Casas Guijarro
Margarita Estévez Saá
Luis Miguel García Mainar
Pau Gilabert Barberà
Gemma López Sánchez
Virginia Luzón-Aguado
Ángel Mateos-Aparicio
Antonia Navarro-Tejero
Beatriz Oria Gómez
Esther Pérez-Villalba
Cornelis Martin Renes
Verónica Pacheco Costa
Mª Luisa Pascual Garrido
Carla Rodríguez González
Elizabeth Russell
Sunny Singh

Table of contents


Love is a Many-Person’d Thing: Multi-Protagonist Tales of Contemporary Desire

María del Mar Azcona Montoliu

The Bard Is no Longer what it Used to Be (or not to Be): Reinterpreting Postmodern Discourses in Baz Luhrmann’s William Shakespeare’s Romeo + Juliet (1996) and Michael Almereyda’s Hamlet (2000)

Manuel Casas Guijarro

Generic Hybridity, Style and Film Noir in Michael Mann’s Heat (1995)

Luis M. García Mainar

Woody Allen and the Spirit of Greek Tragedy: From Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989) to Match Point (2005)

Pau Gilabert Barberà

Star Studies Today: From the Picture Personality to the Media Celebrity

Virginia Luzón-Aguado

Imagining Scotland: Local Hero (1983) and Kailyardism

Beatriz Oria Gómez

The Symbolism of Synthetic Space in Cube (1997): Postmodern SF Film as Consensual Hallucination

Ángel Mateos-Aparicio

Constructions of US National Identity in Oliver Stone’s World Trade Center (2006): Back to the Same Old Story?

Esther Pérez-Villalba

Whose New World? Derek Jarman’s Subversive Vision of The Tempest (1979)

Cornelis Martin Renes

El espacio urbano en la ‘Trilogía de Glasgow’ de Ken Loach

Carla Rodríguez González

The Road to Rāmarājya: Analysing Shah Rukh Khan’s Parallel Text in Commercial Hindi Cinema

Sunny Singh


Women and Film-making in India: Paromita Vohra Interviewed by Antonia Navarro-Tejero

Antonia Navarro-Tejero

Book Notices and Reviews  

Eva Darias Beautell and María Jesús Hernáez Lerena. eds. 2007: Canon Disorders: Gendered Perspectives on Literature and Film in Canada and the United States. Logroño: Universidad de La Rioja; La Laguna: Universidad de La Laguna

reviewed by Rosario Arias Doblas

José R. Ibáñez, José Francisco Fernández, and Carmen M. Bretones. eds. 2007: Contemporary Debates on the Short Story. Bern: Peter Lang

reviewed by Margarita Estévez Saá

Julia Salmerón y Ana Zamorano. eds. 2006: Cartografías del yo: Escrituras autobiográficas en la literatura de mujeres en lengua inglesa. Madrid: Editorial Complutense

reviewed by Gemma López Sánchez

Gerardo Rodríguez Salas 2007: Hijas de la Diosa Blanca: ginocrítica y feminismo restaurador en la narrativa de Katherine Mansfield. Oviedo: Septem Ediciones

reviewed by Verónica Pacheco Costa

Elizabeth Woodward Smith. ed. 2007: Approaching Cultures through English. A Coruña: Universidade da Coruña

reviewed by Mª Luisa Pascual Garrido

Alan Riach 2005: Representing Scotland in Literature, Popular Culture and Iconography: The Masks of the Modern Nation. Basingstoke and New York: Palgrave Macmillan

reviewed by Carla Rodríguez González

Michael Eaude 2007: Catalonia: A Cultural History. Oxford: Signal Books

reviewed by Elizabeth Russell

Barcelona English Language and Literature Studies is a journal published once a year by the English Section of the Department of English and German at the University of Barcelona. It caters for an academic audience and welcomes scholarly articles on all areas of English studies, as well as reviews, interviews. creative writing and reports on conferences and other academic events. Each issue is devoted to a specific topic within the Literature, Film and Culture and the Language and Linguistics areas respectively.

Nature and Format of the Articles
Barcelona English Language and Literature Studies welcomes articles in Catalan, English and Spanish. All articles submitted should follow the guidelines of the Bells Style Sheet. All articles, including a 100-200 word abstract in English, must be sent electronically as an e-mail attachment[(]preferably Word for PC). Three anonymous print-outs of the article should be included. Personal data must go on a separate sheet. Articles should be sent to the corresponding editor at: Bells. Department de Filologia Anglesa i Alemanya, Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes 585, 08007 Barcelona.

ISSN: 1697-1612

BELLS 17 Autumn 2008

Pilar Zozaya

Enric Monforte

Published by:
Secció d'Anglès
Departament de Filologia Anglesa i Alemanya

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