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Latin American Cinemas Local Views and Transnational Connections

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ISBN-10: 1552385140

ISBN-13: 9781552385142

Edition: 2011

Authors: Luna de Avellaneda, Nayibe Bermudez-Barrios, Paola Arboleda Rios, Elizabeth Montes Garces, Myriam Osorio

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During the past twenty years, Latin American cinema has experienced an enormous upsurge, prompting film critics and scholars to hail the onset of a new era. What this signals, more than thriving financial or production infrastructures, is a renovated cine
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List price: $26.99
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: University of Calgary Press
Publication date: 1/25/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 344
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.80" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Nayibe Berm�dez-Barrios is an associate professor in the Department of French, Italian and Spanish at the University of Calgary, where she teaches Latin American film, literature, translation, and culture. She is the author of Sujetos Transnacionales: La Negociaci�n en Film y Literatura.

Elizabeth Montes Garces is an associate professor in the Department of French, Italian and Spanish at the University of Calgary. Her area of expertise is Latin American womens writing. She has published El cuestionamiento de los mecanismos de representacion en la novelistica de Fanny Buitrago (1997), and several articles on Latin American female writers. She was the secretary of the Canadian Association of Hispanists from 2003 to 2005, and has been very involved in organizing the 39th, 40th, and 41st edition of the CAH congress, in addition to presenting papers at numerous conferences in the U.S., Canada, and Latin America.

Introduction
Crisis of the Nation-State and Desire for Community
National Belonging in Juan Jos� Campanella's
From National Allegory to Autobiography: Un-Pleasure and Other Family Pathologies in Two Films
Bodily Representations: Disease and Rape in Francisco Lombardi's
Films by Day and Films by Night in S�o Paulo
Sexuality, Rape and Representation
Bodies So Close, and Yet So Far: Seeing Juli�n Hern�ndez's El cielo dividido through Gilles Deleuze's Film Theory
Myth and the Monster of Intersex: Narrative Strategies of Otherness in Luc�a Puenzo's XXY
Watching Rape in Mexican Cinema
Visions of the Transnational
A Shamanic Transmodernity: Juan Mora Catlett's
We Are Equal: Women and Video in Zapatista Chiapas
Sexploitation, Space, and Lesbian Representation in Armando Bo's Fuego
At the Transnational Crossroads: Colombian Cinema and Its Search for a Film Industry
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