Pauline Small teaches courses on Italian, European and Hollywood cinema at Queen Mary, University of London. Her research interests focus mainly on stardom in 1950s Italy, and contemporary Italian cinema. Her recent book, Sophia Loren: Moulding the Star, was published by Intellect (June 2009) and a book chapter, ‘The Films of Emanuele Crialese’ in Italian Film Directors in the New Millenium edited by W. Hope (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2010). Further to the 2005 publication on Giordana’s 'I cento passi' she is at present writing an article on two more recent Italian Mafia films, The Consequences of Love (Sorrentino, 2004) and Gomorrah (Garrone, 2008).
Sophia Loren: moulding the star (Bristol and Chicago: Intellect Books, June
· ARTICLES IN REFEREED JOURNALS
'No Way Out: set design in Mafia films' Italian Studies 66:1 (forthcoming
'The new Italian film history', The Italianist 30 (2010) 272-289
'Giordana's I cento passi: renegotiating the Mafia codes' in New Cinemas:
Journal of Contemporary Film Vol.3 No.1 - 2005, 41-54.
'Constructing identity in Neapolitan cinema' in JIRS 8 2000, 195-210.
Desperately Seeking Delia: Mario Martone's L'amore molesto ' in The
Italianist 19 (1999), 298-317.
'Gianni Amelio's Il ladro di bambini : recalling the image' in Italian
Studies LIII 1998, 150-166.
· CHAPTERS IN EDITED BOOKS
Crossing Continents in the Cinema of Emanuele Crialese' in Italian Film
Directors in the New Millenium edited by W. Hope (Newcastle: Cambridge
Scholars Publishing, 2010), pp. 89-103
'Italy on Screen and Italian film studies' in Italy on Screen edited by L.
Bolton and C. Siggers-Manson (Berne: Peter Lang, 2010) pp. 203-210
'Deneuve's Italian interludes' in From Perversion to Purity: the stardom of
Catherine Deneuve edited by L. Downing and S. Harris (Manchester University
Press: 2007) pp. 57-74
'Representing the Female: Rural Idylls, Urban Nightmares' chapter in New
Directions in Italian Cinema edited by W.Hope (Peter Lang, 2005), 151-174
'Immigrant images in contemporary Italian cinema' chapter in Italian
Colonialism: Legacy and Memory edited by D. Duncan and J. Andall (Peter
Lang, 2004), 239-254