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Cross-Dressing And Lesbian Representation In Belle Époque By Fernando Trueba, Nuria Cruz-Camara Dec 2009

Cross-Dressing And Lesbian Representation In Belle Époque By Fernando Trueba, Nuria Cruz-Camara

Nuria Cruz-Camara

"The Oscar-winning film Belle Époque (1992), directed by Fernando Trueba, systematically deconstructs patriarchal forms of masculinities by mocking the “Iberian macho” stereotype, by representing actively desiring women, and by allegedly making the male protagonist the object of the female gaze. The inversion of traditional gender roles throughout the film reaches its peak at the carnival cross-dressing sequence, when Violeta, dressed as a male soldier, aggressively seduces Fernando, dressed as a maid, and maintains total control over the love-making process. However, as I will demonstrate in this article, this seemingly subversive reversal of sexual identities is superficial and, in fact, reinstates ...


La Doctrina Socialista Y El Público En Una Mujer Por Caminos De España De María Martínez Sierra, Nuria Cruz-Camara Dec 2008

La Doctrina Socialista Y El Público En Una Mujer Por Caminos De España De María Martínez Sierra, Nuria Cruz-Camara

Nuria Cruz-Camara

No abstract provided.


Notas Sobre Un Bildungsroman Posmoderno: Tocarnos La Cara De Belén Gopegui, Nuria Cruz-Camara Dec 2003

Notas Sobre Un Bildungsroman Posmoderno: Tocarnos La Cara De Belén Gopegui, Nuria Cruz-Camara

Nuria Cruz-Camara

ISSN 0278-7261


La Re-Creación Del Romanticismo En La Reina De Las Nieves De Martín Gaite, Nuria Cruz-Camara Dec 2002

La Re-Creación Del Romanticismo En La Reina De Las Nieves De Martín Gaite, Nuria Cruz-Camara

Nuria Cruz-Camara

ISSN 0039-7709 (Print), 1931-0676 (Online)