Migration in contemporary Hispanic cinema

Deveny, Thomas G., 1950-

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  • Creator Thomas G. Deveny
  • Format Books
  • Publication Lanham : Scarecrow Press, 2012.
  • Physical Details
    • 1 online resource (407 p.)
  • ISBNs 1280879963, 9786613721273, 0810885050


  • In Migration in Contemporary Hispanic Cinema, Thomas Deveny takes the unique approach of looking at film and immigration with a global perspective, examining emigration and immigration films from Spain, Mexico, Argentina, Central America, and the Hispanic Caribbean. Deveny approaches each movie with a close textual analysis, keeping in mind the sociological theories regarding migration, as well as incorporating criticism on the film. Films such as Flowers from Another World


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


  • Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Ch01. Migration in Spanish Cinema; Ch02. Migration in Argentine Cinema; Ch03. Migration in Mexican Cinema; Ch04. Migration in Films from Central America; Ch05. Migration in Films from the Hispanic Caribbean; Ch06. The Underbelly of Migration: Trafficking of Drugs and Humans; Ch07. Mulitnational Migration in the Hispanic World; Ch08. Hispanic Cinema and "Huddled Masses Yearning to Breathe Free"; Works Cited; Filmography; Index; About the Author
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