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Cantinflas and the Chaos of Mexican Modernity by Jeffrey M. Pilcher
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The ideal biography of Cantinflas would set the comic’s life within Mexico’s social and political history, within Mexican popular culture, and within the context of the nation’s emerging cinema.
Particularly noteworthy is his use of film reviews and published interviews that span almost a year period and intersect with numerous dimensions of Mexican cultural and political history.
Cantinflas Moreno’s film persona was the most popular movie star in Mexican history. Cantinflas and the Chaos of Mexican Modernity is a revealing probe into the life and times of Mario Moreno, Latin America’s most famous film star from the s to the s. Maciel, California State University Tracing the phenomenon of the Mexican film comic Meixcan rise to fame and subsequent decline within the context of Mexican post-Revolutionary modernity, the author offers a sustained account of changing morernity of Mexican national identity.
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Cultural and biographical history at its best. Published January 28th by Sr Books first published January 1st Outside academic circles, biographies remain moodernity of the strongest niches of a book market that always favors tales of the powerful and famous and the endless re-elaboration of [End Page ] the myth of individuality through the construction of icons.
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Cantinflas and the Chaos of Mexican Modernity
This is a valuable text for courses mecican Mexican history and Latin American film. Studies associated with the New Cultural History approach coincide in analyzing the mechanisms of official discourse, the shaping of dominant ideologies, the forging of the nation-state, and the development of nationalistic culture in general.
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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. For 30 years he served as a “weapon of the weak”, satirizing corrupt officials and pompous elites who victimized Mexico’s urban poor.
However, this biography is consistent with that trend’s interest in the study of popular culture, rural migration, elite formation, social agency, ritual and performance, and constructions of gender and identity, among other topics. Bibliography Includes bibliographical references p. Cultural and biographical history at its best.
This is a valuable text for courses on Mexican history and Latin American film. Open Preview See a Problem? Browse related items Start at call number: Description Cantinflas and the Chaos of Mexican Modernity is a revealing probe into the life and times of Mario Moreno, Latin America’s most famous film star from the s to the s.
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