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Crisis and capitalism in contemporary Argentine cinema

Author: Joanna Page
Publisher: Durham [NC] : Duke University Press, 2009.
Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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There has been a significant boom in recent Argentine cinema, with an explosion in the number of films made in the country since the mid-1990s. Many of these productions have been highly acclaimed by critics in Argentina and internationally. What makes this boom all the more extraordinary is that it has coincided with a period of severe economic crisis and civil unrest in the nation. Offering the first in-depth  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2008048038
(OCoLC)272305281
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joanna Page
ISBN: 9780822390756 0822390752
OCLC Number: 320539523
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 233 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Nation, state, and filmmaking in contemporary Argentina --
New Argentine cinema and the production of social knowledge --
Labor, bodies, and circulation --
Crime and capitalism in genre cinema --
Nation, migration, and globalization --
Memory and subjectivity --
The politics of private space.
Series Title: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Responsibility: Joanna Page.

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This first in-depth English-language study of Argentine fiction films released since the mid-1990s explains how they have registered Argentina s recent experience of capitalism, neoliberalism, and  Read more...

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A useful resource for cultural studies as well as film collections. Summing Up: Highly recommended. Graduate students and researchers. -- John Cheney-Lippold * International Journal of Communication Read more...

 
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