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"All in all, these essays walk a virtuoso tightrope, exploring alterity and agency high up in the air, by helping us to see all sorts of directorial 'slippages', and are thus unique and valued additions to our reading on film.", Diane E. Marting, University of Mississippi, BSS, XCll (2015), 1 March 2015


Gender and Spanish Cinema, co-edited with Steven Marsh, 2004, Oxford, Berg Publishers

"A most welcome contribution to contemporary film studies ... both tremendously well-written and concise, its sheer readability also stands as one of its strongest achievements." –  SCOPE


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