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By Joanne Hershfield,David R. Maciel,Federico Dávalos Orozco,Eduardo de la Vega Alfaro,Seth Fein,Gustavo A. García,Rafael Hernández Rodríguez,Norma Iglesias,Carlos Monsiváis,Ann Marie Stock,Patricia Torres de San Martín

ISBN-10: 0842026819

ISBN-13: 9780842026819

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ISBN-13: 9780842026826

lately, Mexican movies have obtained excessive acclaim and ambitious box-office returns. additionally, Mexico has the main complicated motion picture within the Spanish-speaking global, and its effect on Mexican tradition and society can't be overstated.

Mexico's Cinema: A Century of movie and Filmmakers is a suite of fourteen essays that surround the 1st a hundred years of the cinema of Mexico. incorporated are unique contributions written in particular for this identify, plus a number of vintage items within the box of Mexican cinema reports by no means ahead of on hand in English. those essays discover various topics together with race and ethnicity, gender concerns, personalities, and the old improvement of a countrywide cinematic style.

all the book's 3 sections-The Silent Cinema, The Golden Age, and The modern Era-is preceded by way of a quick creation to the interval and a presentation of the key issues addressed within the section.

This insightful anthology is the 1st released examine that incorporates items via Mexican and North American students, together with a bit via the across the world acclaimed essayist Carlos Monsivais. individuals comprise different acclaimed students and critics in addition to younger students who're presently making their mark within the region of movie reports of Mexico. those authors characterize a variety of fields-community reports, movie reports, cultural background, ethnic reviews, and gender studies-making this quantity an interdisciplinary source, very important for classes in Latin the USA and 3rd international cinema, Mexican historical past and tradition, and Chicana/o and ethnic studies.

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