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Latin American melodrama : passion, pathos, and entertainment /

Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Sadlier, Darlene J.
Format: Online Book
Published: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2009.
Online Access:Online version
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Table of Contents:
  • Melodrama of the spirited woman : Aventurera / Gilberto Perez
  • Melodrama and the emergence of Venezuelan cinema / Luisela Alvaray
  • The building of a nation : La guerra gaucha as historical melodrama / Paula Felix-Didier and Andres Levinson
  • Women as civilizers in 1940s Brazilian cinema : between passion and the nation / Cid Vasconcelos
  • The humiliation of the father : melodrama and Cinema Novo's critigue of conservative modernization / Ismail Xavier
  • Nelson Pereira dos Santos's Cinema de lágrimas / Darlene J. Sadlier
  • Luis Alcoriza; or, a certain antimelodramatic tendency in Mexican cinema / Marvin D'Lugo
  • Weeping reality : melodramatic imagination in contemporary Brazilian documentary / Mariana Baltar
  • Televisual melodrama in an era of transnational migration : exporting the folkloric nation, harvesting the melancholic-sublime / Catherine L. Benamou.