Telenovelas, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0313364931
  • ISBN-13: 9780313364938
  • DDC: 791.45
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 144 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released May 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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Overview

Bringing together the best scholarship on the Latino experience in America, this series explores Latino life, culture, and history in the United States in its multiple facets, with its ramifications in the Americas, the Caribbean Basin, and the Iberian Peninsula.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Recent Titles in the Ilan Stavans Library of Latino Civilization.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Series Foreword.
Preface.
1: Panoramas.
2: What Is This Thing Called Soap Opera?.
3: The International Telenovela Debate and the Contra-Flow Argument: A Reappraisal.
4: Telenovelas and Soap Operas: Negotiating Reality from the Periphery.
5: Romancing the Globe.
6: Understanding Telenovelas as a Cultural Front: A Complex Analysis of a Complex Reality.
7: Opening America? The Telenovela-ization of U.S. Soap Operas.
8: Engaging the Audience: The Social Imagery of the Novela.
9: Case Studies.
10: Cultural Identity: Between Reality and Fiction: A Transformation of Genre and Roles in Mexican Telenovelas.
11: Fact or Fiction? Narrative and Reality in the Mexican Telenovela.
12: Whose Life in the Mirror? Examining Three Mexican Telenovelas as Cultural and Commercial Products.
Selected Bibliography.
Index.
About the Editor and Contributors.