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Latinos and Narrative Media Participation and Portrayal

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ISBN-10: 1137366451

ISBN-13: 9781137366450

Edition: 2013

Authors: Frederick Luis Aldama

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Bringing together 15 scholars of Latino popular culture, this book makes visible a range of material objects and intellectual products out there that capture the myriad and infinite experiences of Latinos. Scholars such as Ilan Stavans, Camilla Fojas, Jesse Alem�n, Christopher Gonz�lez, William Nericcio, David Foster, Adilifu Nama, Isabel Molina-Guzm�n, Sue J. Kim, Adilifu Nama, Samuel Sald�var, Torsa Ghosal, Theresa Rojas, Philip Serrato, and Randy Ontiveros identify a contemporary scene whereby the massive presence of Latinos in the United States is actively shaping American culture. There are a multitude of narrative media forms created by and that feature Latinos in the…    
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Book details

List price: $95.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 11/7/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 316
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

List of Figures
Confessions of a Multimediated Latino-a Foreword
Multimediated Latinos in the Twenty-First Century: An Introduction
Border Genres…Borderlands
Border Media and New Spaces of Latinidad
Days of the (Un)Dead: Vampires, Zombies, and Other Forms of Chicano/a Horror in Film
Postmodern Guacamole: Lifting the Lid on El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera
Latino Media in a Digital Age
Tex[t]-Mex, Seductive Hallucinations of the "Mexican" in America, 2.0 or "Narcissus Mexicanus": A Diary Chronicling the Transmogrifying Metamorphosis of a Mexican American's Neurosis from Psyche to Book to Museum and on to the Internet
Nacho Libre: Or the Inauthenticity of Rascuachismo
Illuminated Bodies: Kat Von D and the Borderlands of Tattoo Culture
Transmedial…Transracial Crossings
Staking Out a Blatino Borderlands
Latina Ethnoracial Ambiguity in Postracial Television Narratives
Dirty, Stinking, Aliens: Latinos in Today's Sci-Fi Televisual Blueprints
Empathic Cross-Fires: Latinos in Bollywood…Bollywood in Latinolandia
Matters of Form, Mind, and Audience
From El Mariachi to Spy Kids?: A Cognitive Approach
Latino Sci-Fi: Cognition and Narrative Design in Alex Rivera's Sleep Dealer
Latino Comics: Javier Hernandez's El Muerto as an Allegory of Chicano Identity
Getting Your Mind/Body On: Latinos in Video Games
Midtimediated Latinos Come Full Circle-an Afterword
Works Cited
Notes on Contributors