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Author: Carlos Monsiváis; John Kraniauskas
Publisher: London ; New York : Verso, 1997
Series: Critical studies in Latin American and Iberian cultures.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Monsiváis, Carlos, 1938-2010.
Mexican postcards.
London ; New York : Verso, 1997 (2000 printing)
(OCoLC)656772751
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carlos Monsiváis; John Kraniauskas
ISBN: 0860916049 9780860916048 0860914542 9780860914549
OCLC Number: 36315250
Language Note: English translation of essays previously published in Spanish in various publications.
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxii, 202 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Critical closeness: the chronicle-essays of Carlos Monsiváis --
Mexico 1890-1976: high contrast, still life --
Identity hour or, What photos would you take of the endless city? --
Tradition hour --
Dancing: the funky dive --
Yes, nor do the dead speak, unfortunately: Juan Rulfo --
Dolores del Río: the face as institution --
Cantinflas: that's the point! --
Tin tan: the Pachuco --
The boy Fidencio and the roads to ecstasy --Millenarianisms in Mexico: from Cabora to Chiapas --
"Red news": the crime pages in Mexico --
Bolero: a history --
A new catechism for reluctant Indians.
Series Title: Critical studies in Latin American and Iberian cultures.
Responsibility: Carlos Monsiváis ; edited, translated, and introduced by John Kraniauskas.

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