Latino Images in Film Stereotypes, Subversion, and Resistance
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The bandido, the harlot, the male buffoon, the female clown, the Latin lover, and the dark lady - these have been the images of Latinos in US cinema for more than a century. This volume develops a theory of stereotyping that accounts for the persistence of such images in U.S. popular culture.
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Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 8/15/2002
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
|Categorizing the Other: Stereotypes and Stereotyping|
|Stereotypes in Film|
|A Crash Course on Hollywood's Latino Imagery|
|Subversive Acts: Latino Actor Case Studies|
|The Hollywood Version: Latino Representation in Mainstream Cinema|
|Bordertown, the Assimilation Narrative, and the Chicano Social Problem Film|
|The Margin as Center: The Multicultural Dynamics of John Ford's Westerns|
|Immigrants, Aliens, and Extraterrestrials: Science Fiction's Alien "Other" as (among Other Things) New Hispanic Imagery|
|Backstory: Chicano and Latino Filmmakers behind the Camera|
|El Genio del Gï¿½nero: Mexican American Border Documentaries and Postmodernism|
|Ethnic Ingenuity and Mainstream Cinema: Robert Rodrï¿½guez's Bedhead (1990) and El Mariachi (1993)|
|The Mariachi Aesthetic Goes to Hollywood: An Interview with Robert Rodrï¿½guez|
|Conclusion: The End of Stereotypes?|