Latin American Cultural Studies Reader

ISBN-10: 0822333406
ISBN-13: 9780822333401
Edition: 2004
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Book details

List price: $34.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publication date: 7/26/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 832
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 2.530
Language: English

Acknowledgments
General Introduction
Forerunners
Introduction: Traditions and Fractures in Latin American Cultural Studies
Literature and Underdevelopment
Excerpts from The Americas and Civilization: "Evolutionary Acceleration and Historical Incorporation," "The Genuine and the Spurious," and "National Ethnic Typology,"
Caliban: Notes Toward a Discussion of Culture in Our America
Indigenismo and Heterogeneous Literatures: Their Double Sociocultural Statute
Mestizaje, Transculturation, Heterogeneity
Literature and Culture
Foundations
Introduction: The 1980s: Foundations of Latin American Cultural Studies
Plotting Women: Popular Narratives for Women in the United States and in Latin America
Would So Many Millions of People Not End Up Speaking English? The North American Culture and Mexico
Brazilian Culture: Nationalism by Elimination
Intellectuals: Scission or Mimesis?
The Movable Center: Geographical Discourses and Territoriality During the Expansion of the Spanish Empire
Notes on Modernity and Postmodernity in Latin American Culture
A Nocturnal Map to Explore a New Field
Cultural Studies from the 1980s to the 1990s: Anthropological and Sociological Perspectives in Latin America
Practices
Introduction: The 1990s: Practices and Polemics within Latin American Cultural Studies
Political Disfranchisement
On Citizenship: The Grammatology of the Body-Politic
Male Hybrids in the World of Soccer
The Past as the Future: A Reactive Utopia in Buenos Aires
Tears and Desire: Women and Melodrama in the "Old" Mexican Cinema
The Unbearable Lightness of History: Bestseller Scripts for Our Times
Legitimacy and Lifestyles
The Transnational Making of Representations of Gender, Ethnicity, and Culture: Indigenous Peoples' Organizations at the Smithsonian Institution's Festival
The Production of Local Public Spheres: Community Radio Stations
Mimicry and the Uncanny in Caribbean Discourse
Of Zapatismo: Reflections on the Folkloric and the Impossible in a Subaltern Insurrection
Tentative Exchanges: Tijuana Prostitutes and Their Clients
The Latino Imaginary: Meanings of Community and Identity
Positions and Polemics
Writing in Reverse: On the Project of the Latin American Subaltern Studies Group
The Boom of the Subaltern
Latin American Intellectuals in a Post-Hegemonic Era
Local/Global Latin Americanisms: "Theoretical Babbling," apropos Roberto Fernandez Retamar
Intersecting Latin America with Latin Americanism: Academic Knowledge, Theoretical Practice, and Cultural Criticism
Irruption and Conservation: Some Conditions of Latin Americanist Critique
The Cultural Studies Movement and Latin America: An Overview
Hybridity in a Transnational Frame: Latin Americanist and Postcolonial Perspectives on Cultural Studies
Mestizaje and Hybridity: The Risks of Metaphors--Notes
Works Cited
Acknowledgment of Copyrights
Index

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