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Marimar Azcona

 

Curriculum Vitae

CV revised January 2013

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Marimar Azcona
Departamento de Filología Inglesa y Alemana

Facultad de Filosofía y Letras

Ciudad Universitaria

C/ Pedro Cerbuna s/n

50009 Zaragoza, Spain 
Tel. Nº +976 762790
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DEGREE

Licenciado en Filología Inglesa (B.A. in English), University of Zaragoza, 1998

 

Doctora en Filología Inglesa (Ph. D. in English), University of Zaragoza, 2007

 

UNIVERSITY TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  
Current position: Profesor Titular de Universidad. University of Zaragoza

Undergraduate courses taught: Comentario de Textos Audiovisuales I y II. Literatura y Cine en los Países de Habla Inglesa

RESEARCH INTERESTS 

Film theory and history, film genre theory, film as narrative, multi-protagonist films, transnational cinema, the border, cosmopolitan space

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS  

Books

The Multi-Protagonist Film. Oxford and Malden: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.

Alejandro González Iñárritu. Co-written with Celestino Deleyto. Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 2010. 

Generic Attractions: New Essays on Film Genre Criticism. Co-edited with María del Mar Azcona. Paris: Michel Houdiard, 2010.

Selected articles and book chapters

"The Boy Next Door: Transnational Identity in Gran Torino". Transnational Cinemas (forthcoming).

"A Cinema of Plenty: Robert Altman and the Multi-Protagonist Film". In Rick Armstrong, ed. Robert Altman: Critical Essays. Jefferson, North Caroline and London: McFarland, 2011, pp. 139-155.

"A Genre is Born: The Multi-Protagonist Film in Action". Generic Attractions. Editado por María del Mar Azcona y Celestino Deleyto. Paris: Michel Houdiard. 2010. 92-103.

"Precarious Teleologies: New Endings for a New Genre". Happy Endings and Films. Editado por Armelle Parey, Isabelle Roblin y Dominique Sipiere. Paris: Michel Houdiard. 2010. 151-159.

"Spaces of Sincerity and Deception: The Representation of Desire in Cesc Gay's En la ciudad and Ficción". Hispanic Research Journal, 10. 2009. 63-74.

"A Time to Love and a Time to Die: Desire and Narrative Structure in 21 Grams". Atlantis, 31. 2009. 111-123.

"Love is a Many Person'd Thing: Multi-Protagonist Tales of Contemporary Desire". B.E.L.L.S. 17. 2008. http://www.publicacions.ub.es/revistes/bells17/

"La comedia gamberra coral: Descripciones de una comunidad hormonalmente alterada". Secuencias. Revista de historia del cine. 24. 2006. 63-74.

"Making Sense of a Multi-Protagonist Film: Audience Response Research and Robert Altman's Short Cuts (1993)". Miscelánea. A Journal of English and American Studies. 32. 2005. 11-22.