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Into the mainstream : essays on Spanish American and Latino literature and culture

Author: Jorge M Febles; American Culture Association.; Popular Culture Association.
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Into the Mainstream: Essays on Spanish American and Latino Literature and Culture is a direct outgrowth of Jorge Febles's involvement with the annual conference of the American Culture Association  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jorge M Febles; American Culture Association.; Popular Culture Association.
ISBN: 9781847189318 1847189318
OCLC Number: 416166319
Notes: "Expanded versions of papers presented during the annual gathering of the American Culture Association and the Popular Culture Association in the period 2002-2005"--Page 4 of cover.
Previously published: 2006.
Description: xxiii, 232 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: U.S. Cuban theatre: music and the evolution of cultural identity / Elsa M. Gilmore --
Tuning in to Boleros in Sirena Selena Vestida de Pena: a character's flawed defense mechanism / Hortensia R. Morell --
A revolution in rap: Cuban rappers and the works of Nicolás Guillén / Laura Redruello --
Song as text, song in text: "He perdido contigo" in Corrales's El Vestido Rojo / Jorge Febles --
Verse and reverse: contesting public authority in Nicaraguan newspaper poetry / Bruce Campbell --
Taking on the Chicago boys: Raúl Zurita's poetry as a response to privatization / Roberto Vela Córdova --
Returning to eros: body and language in Cristina Peri Rossi's erotic poetry / Nuria Ibáñez Quintana --
Lobas de mar: women pirates and the postmodern / Dinora Cardoso --
The Matriarch's husband: Latina writers and male authority / Eduardo R. del Río --
Medellín at the movies: film narrative and the crisis of national lettered culture in Colombia / Corey Shouse Tourino --
Enchanting melodies: Charlie Chaplin in the poetry of Fina Garcia Marruz / Stacy Hoult --
Film as a locus of memory: remembrances of dictatorship in La Boda / Raquel Rivas Rojas --
Portraying plague: the possibilities in Luis Puenzo's La peste / April Marshall --
Puerto Rican identities: re-readings of the popular culture in Edgardo Rodríguez Juliá's A night with Iris Chacón / María Teresa Vera-Rojas --
The Chilean ghost ship: the Caleuche / David Petreman --
Mattos Cintrón and Rodriguez Juliá: Puertorriqueñidad and the P.I. / Benjamín Torres Caballero.
Responsibility: edited by Jorge Febles.

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