Framing Latin American cinema contemporary critical perspectives

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  • Creator Ann Marie Stock, editor ; foreword by Ambrosio Fornet
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c1997.
  • Series
  • Physical Details
    • 1 online resource (306 p.)
  • ISBNs 9780816688234, 0816688230
  • OCLC ocn476094327


  • This illuminating analysis embraces multiple modes of scholarship, juxtaposes feature films and documentaries, and locates cinema within larger cultural debates.


  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • English


  • Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Through Other Worlds and Other Times: Critical Praxis and Latin American Cinema; Chapter 1 High-Rise Apartments, Arcades, Cars, and Hoteles de citas: Urban Discourse and the Reconstruction of the Public/Private Divide in 1960s Buenos Aires; Chapter 2 Backwards Blindness: Brazilian Cinema of the 1980s; Chapter 3 Recent Colombian Cinema: Public Histories and Private Stories; Chapter 4 When the Mountains Tremble: Images of Ethnicity in a Transcultural Text; Chapter 5 How Real Is Reel? Fernando de Fuentes's Revolutionary Trilogy
  • Chapter 6 Kiss of the Spider Woman, Novel, Play, and Film: Homosexuality and the Discourse of the Maternal in a Third World PrisonChapter 7 Moving to Thought: The Inspired Reflective Cinema of Fernando Pérez; Chapter 8 Román Chalbaud: The ""National"" Melodrama on an Air of Bolero; Chapter 9 The Persistence of Vision: Going to the Movies in Colombia; Chapter 10 Mexican Melodramas of Patriarchy: Specificity of a Transcultural Form; Chapter 11 Queering the Patriarchy in Hermosillo's Doña Herlinda y su hijo
  • Chapter 12 Will There Be Latin American Cinema in the Year 2000? Visual Culture in a Postnational EraContributors; Index
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