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Modern Languages: 82-345 - Reflexiones sobre la comida: ¿Buscando multimedia?

This guide is for a course title Introduction to Hispanic Literary and Cultural Studies.


The Age of Gold

The New World brought Spain enormous treasures: gold, silver, chocolate, tomatoes, the potato. Yet Spain's most powerful ruler, Philip II, lived in austere solitude in a cell-like study. He sought to protect the Catholic faith, while Cervantes questioned all values in Don Quixote. Velázquez...more

Authors: Liss, Peggy K., Fuentes, Carlos., Gill, Michael., Newington, Peter., Sogetel (Firm).
Language: English
Published: [S.l.] : Public Media Video, 1991
Location:    Hunt Library (Video, Basement)                                             
Call Number: 972 B958 PT.3 1

Como agua para Chocolate

Romantic fantasy set in the early 20th century about a young couple blocked from marrying by the demands of her cold and selfish mother. To be near his love the young man marries her sister, and she expresses her passion for him through her cooking.

Authors: Esquivel, Laura, 1950-, Arau, Alfonso., Leonardi, Marco, 1971-, Cavazos, Lumi, 1969-, Torné, Regina., Miramax Home Entertainment (Firm), Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes (Mexico), Touchstone Home Video (Firm), Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm), Arau Films Internacional (Firm)).
Language: Spanish/English subtitles
Published: Burbank, Calif. : Touchstone Home Video : 2000
Location:    Hunt Library (Video, Basement)                                             
Call Number: DVD-633

Fresa y chocolate

A naive young Cuban college student meets both a writer and a woman who teach him about the passion of life and the passion of love. 

Authors: Gutierrez Alea, Tomas, 1928-, Perugorria, Jorge., Cruz, Vladimir., Ibarra, Mirtha., Mendoza, Miguel., Paz, Senel, 1950-, Redford, Robert., Instituto Cubano de Arte e Industria Cinematográfica., Miramax Films.
Language: Spanish/English Subtitles
Published: Burbank, Calif. : Buena Vista Home Video, 1995
Location:    Hunt Library (Video, Basement)                                             
Call Number: DVD-1090

Documentales y telediarios cortos (YouTube)

Los siguientes son documentales seleccionados sobre la alimentación de los países donde el español es el idioma oficial (en orden alfabético).