Weeks 1-15

Week 7

Session 10


Continue discussing El ángel exterminador.

Student group report on Los olvidados.


Miles, J. Robert. “Crossing the Line in Mexico?” Luis Buñuel’s El ángel exterminador." In Latin American Cinema: Essays on Modernity, Gender, and National Identity. Edited by Lisa Shaw and Stephanie Denison. Mcfarland & Comapny Incorporation Publication, 2005. ISBN: 9780786420049. [Preview with Google Books]

[Mi último suspiro] Chapter 18 and 19: “El ángel extermindaor.” pp. 280–82 and 239–71.

Session 11


El. Directed by Luis Buñuel. Black and White, 82 min. Producciones Tepeyac, 1953.


 Freud, Sigmund.  “Fetishism.” The Penguin Freud Reader. Penguin, 2006. pp. 149-157. ISBN: 9780141187433


Reading notes for pp. 280–82 and 239–71 from Mi último suspiro are due at the end of the week.

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