Latin American Melodrama: Passion, Pathos, and Entertainment

Latin American Melodrama: Passion, Pathos, and Entertainment

By: Darlene J. Sadlier (editor), Darlene J. Sadlier (contributor)Paperback

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About Author

Darlene J. Sadlier is a professor of Spanish and Portuguese at Indiana University and the author of Nelson Pereira dos Santos and, most recently, Brazil Imagined: 1500 to the Present.

Contents

Acknowledgments; Introduction; Film Melodrama in Latin America: A Short History; Darlene J. Sadlier; 1. Gilberto Perez; Melodrama of the Spirited Woman: Aventurera; 2. Luisela Alvaray; Melodrama and the Emergence of Venezuelan Cinema; 3. Paula Felix-Didier and Andres Levinson; The Building of a Nation: La guerra gaucha as Historical Melodrama; 4. Cid Vasconcelos; Women as Civilizers in 1940s Brazilian Cinema: Between Passion and the Nation; 5. Ismail Xavier; The Humiliation of the Father: Melodrama and Cinema Novo's Critique of Conservative Modernization; 6. Darlene J. Sadlier; Nelson Pereira dos Santos'Cinema de lagrimas; 7. Marvin D'Lugo; Luis Alcoriza or a Certain Anti-Melodramatic Tendency in Mexican Cinema; 8. Mariana Baltar; Weeping Reality: Melodramatic Imagination in Contemporary Brazilian Documentaries; 9. Catherine L. Benamou; Televisual Melodrama in an Era of Transnational Migration: Exporting the Folkloric Nation, Harvesting the Melancholic-Sublime; Notes on Contributors

Product Details

  • publication date: 18/08/2009
  • ISBN13: 9780252076558
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 200
  • ID: 9780252076558
  • weight: 299
  • ISBN10: 0252076559

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