Elena Oliete-Aldea, Beatriz Oria and Juan A. Tarancón, eds. 2016. Global Genres, Local Films: The Transnational Dimension of Spanish Cinema

  • Paul Mitchell Facultad de Ciencias de la Educación. Universidad Católica de Valencia San Vicente Mártir


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Author Biography

Paul Mitchell, Facultad de Ciencias de la Educación. Universidad Católica de Valencia San Vicente Mártir
Paul Mitchell teaches at the Universidad Católica de Valencia San Vicente Mártir. He is the author of The Poetry of Negativity (Valencia, 2011) and other articles about the American writer, Sylvia Plath. More recently, he has published on Spanish cinema, particularly in relation to the dynamics of rural space and cultural heritage.


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