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Latin American melodrama : passion, pathos, and entertainment / edited and with an introduction by Darlene J. Sadlier
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2009
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 4th Floor  PN1993.5.L3 L345 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Motion pictures -- Latin America
Melodrama in motion pictures
Physical Description 183 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction: a short history of film melodrama in Latin America / Darlene J. Sadlier -- Melodrama of the spirited woman: Aventurera / Gilberto Perez -- Melodrama and the emergence of Venezuelan cinema / Luisela Alvaray -- The building of a nation: La guerra gaucha as historical melodrama / Paula Félix-Didier and Andrés Levinson -- Women as civilizers in 1940s Brazilian cinema: between passion and the nation / Cid Vasconcelos -- The humiliation of the father: melodrama and Cinema Novo's critigue of conservative modernization / Ismail Xavier -- Nelson Pereira dos Santos's Cinema de lágrimas / Darlene J. Sadlier -- Luis Alcoriza; or, a certain antimelodramatic tendency in Mexican cinema / Marvin D'Lugo -- Weeping reality: melodramatic imagination in contemporary Brazilian documentary / Mariana Baltar -- Televisual melodrama in an era of transnational migration: exporting the folkloric nation, harvesting the melancholic-sublime / Catherine L. Benamou
Alternate Author Sadlier, Darlene J. (Darlene Joy)

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