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The question of class in contemporary Latin American cinema

Author: María Mercedes Vázquez Vázquez
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book sheds light on the aesthetics and politics of class in contemporary filmmaking in Venezuela, Cuba, Brazil, Mexico, and Argentina. Its comparative methodology and combination of close  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Bibliography
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Additional Physical Format: Ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: María Mercedes Vázquez Vázquez
ISBN: 1498553028 9781498553025
OCLC Number: 1050962291
Description: xxxv, 185 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Class and Romance in Socialism : The Contrasting Politics of La clase and Secuestro express and The Fallen Gods of Cuban Cinema --
Space Defining Class : Middle-class Cinemas: Post Tenebras Lux and Que horas ela volta? --
Class and the State: State Institutions: Slum Pacification and Prison Riots in Brazil --
The Return of the People: Wrestling with the State: “Up with Populism!” in Venezuela --
The Globalization of Class on Screen: Amat Escalante’s “Engaged Visuality” --
Class and Race: Exploring New Class Figurations in Asian-themed Films Produced in Latin America --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: María Mercedes Vázquez Vázquez.

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