Gil-Curiel Germain

Biography

Germán Gil-Curiel  is a classical guitarist, having performed at the Dolores Olmedo Museum and the Orfeó Català de Mèxic, in Mexico City. His main research and teaching interests are the relationship between music, film and literature, in particular leitmotifs such as melancholy and death. He received a doctorate in English Literature from the University of Sheffield, and was Lecturer in Film at the Sino-British College, Shanghai, having previously lectured in film and music at the University of Nottingham in Ningbo, China. Germán is the author of ‘Music, Literature and Cinema: A Comparative Approach to the Aesthetics of Death in Tous les matins du monde’ (2009); At the moment he is editing a book entitled 'Music in "minor" National Cinemas' for Bloomsbury, which includes chapters on Latin American, Asian and Australian cinemas. 

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