TITLE

Disjointed frames: Melodrama, nationalism, and representation in 1940s Mexico

AUTHOR(S)
Podalsky, Laura
PUB. DATE
January 1993
SOURCE
Studies in Latin American Popular Culture;1993, Vol. 12, p57
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Addresses the relation between television soap operas and national identity in Mexico. How the rise of melodrama corresponds to efforts to reorient Mexican national identity; How the instability of the genre registers points of contention within dominant discourse; History of melodrama in Mexico.
ACCESSION #
9612134293

 

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