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The riddle of Cantinflas : essays on Hispanic popular culture

Author: Ilan Stavans
Publisher: Albuquerque, N.M. : University of New Mexico Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   eBook : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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From one of our foremost cultural critics comes a provocative collection of essays on politics and popular culture in Mexico and the Hispanic community in the United States. Ilan Stavans examines the delightful if torturous relationship between a Europeanized elite and the hybrid masses in a continent he sees as imprisoned in the labyrinth of identity. In "Santa Selena," for example, Stavans explores the  Read more...
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Stavans, Ilan.
Riddle of Cantinflas.
Albuquerque, N.M. : University of New Mexico Press, ©1998
Named Person: Cantinflas; Fortino Mario Alfonso Moreno Reyes; Cantinflas
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ilan Stavans
ISBN: 0585220824 9780585220826
OCLC Number: 44960704
Notes: Includes index.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 157 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: Introduction / Allan Megill Hayden White Hans Kellner Franklin R. Ankersmit Georg G. Iggers Jerzy Topolski Jorn Rusen Arthur C. Danto Lionel Gossman Peter Burke Stephen Bann Ewa Domanska (self interview) Postscript / Lynn Hunt.
Responsibility: Ilan Stavans.

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A collection of essays on kitsch and high art in the Americas. This book examines the delightful if torturous relationship between a Europeanised elite and the hybrid masses in a continent that is  Read more...

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