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Films should be given their full originallanguage title. The first mention of a film inthe article (except if it appears in the title)must have the English translation if it isavailable, the director’s name (not Christianname), and the year of release, thus:Tesis/Thesis (Amenábar, 1995); O cantor ea bailarina/The Singer and the Dancer(Miranda, 1959).We use the Harvard system for bibliographi-cal references. This means that all quotationsmust be followed by the name of the author,the date of publication, and the pagination,thus: (Santos 1995:254). PLEASE DO NOTuse ‘(ibid.)’. Note that the punctuation
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Studies in HispanicCinemas
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Studies in Hispanic Cinemas
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The Journal uses standard British English,while Spanish and Portuguese articlesshould use standard Iberian languageforms. The Editors reserve the right to alterusage to these ends. Because of theinterdisciplinary nature of readership, jargon is to be avoided. Simple sentencestructures are of great benefit to readers forwhom English is a second language.
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Within paragraphs, these should be usedsparingly, identified by single quotationmarks. Paragraph quotations must beindented with an additional one-line spaceabove and below and without quotationmarks. Omitted material should be signalledthus: (…). Note there are no spaces betweenthe suspension points. Try to avoid breakingup quotations with an insertion, forexample: ‘The sex comedy’, says Dyer, ‘playson ambivalences’ (Dyer, 1993, 109).
Illustrations are welcome. In particular,discussions of particular buildings, sites orlandscapes would be assisted by includingillustrations, enabling readers to see them.should always follow the reference withinbrackets, whether a quotation is within thetext or an indented quotation.Your references refer the reader to abibliography at the end of the article. Theheading should be ‘References’. List theitems alphabetically. Here are examples of the most likely cases:Bordwell, D. and Thompson, K. (2001), 6
, New York: McGraw Hill.Evans, P.W. (2000), ‘Cheaper by the dozen:La gran familia, Francoism and Spanishfamily comedy’,
100 years of EuropeanCinema. Entertainment or Ideology?
(eds D.Holmes and A. Smith), Manchester:Manchester University Press, pp.77–88.Anon. ‘Vanilla Sky’,
, 27 January 2002, p.15.Labanyi, J. (1997) ‘Race, gender anddisavowal in Spanish cinema of the earlyFranco period: the missionary film and thefolkloric musical’,
, 38:3, pp.215–31.Villeneuve, J. (1977),
A aventura do cinema português
(trans. A. Saramago) Lisboa:Editorial Vega.Smith, P.J. (2003), ‘Only connect’,
Sight and Sound
, 12:7, 24–27.
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These are no different from otherreferences; they must have an author, andthe author must be referenced Harvard-style within the text. Unlike paperreferences, however, web pages can change,so we need a date of access as well as thefull web reference. In the list of references atthe end of your article, the item should readsomething like this:Corliss, R. (1999), ‘Almodóvar’, TimeMagazine onlinehttp://www.time.com/time/magazine/intl/article/0917.html. Accessed 14 December2000.
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