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modern culture of Latin America

Jean Franco

modern culture of Latin America

society and the artist

by Jean Franco

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Published by F. A. Praeger in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art and society -- Latin America,
  • Literature and society -- Latin America,
  • Latin America -- Civilization

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [299]-323

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF1408.3 .F84 1967b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination339 p.
    Number of Pages339
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14644623M
    LC Control Number67-24680

    Latin American literature consists of the oral and written literature of Latin America in several languages, particularly in Spanish, Portuguese, and the indigenous languages of the Americas as well as literature of the United States written in the Spanish language. It rose to particular prominence globally during the second half of the 20th century, largely due to the international . Additional Physical Format: Online version: Franco, Jean. Modern culture of Latin America. Harmondsworth, Penguin, (OCoLC) Document Type.

    Latin America is generally understood to consist of the entire continent of South America in addition to Mexico, Central America, and the islands of the Caribbean whose inhabitants speak a Romance language. The peoples of this large area shared the experience of conquest and colonization by the. Latin American Culture. Latin American culture is a category that stretches over a wide range of topics that together embed the character and personality of the civilization(s) it represents, demonstrating the expression of what is important to them and the creativity that can be produced through different media.

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The modern culture of Latin America: Society and the artist (A Pelican book) Paperback – Find all the books, read about the author, and more.3/5(1). Latin America at A New Introduction (Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long Series in Latin American and Latino art and culture) Phillip Berryman out of 5 stars 1Cited by: Paradoxically, Franco suggests that Latin America produces cultural serenity during politically violent times and artistic fauvisme in periods of national tranquility.

For Yanqui readers barely aware that there is a Latin American culture beyond Carmen Miranda, this book lays out the entire story in a competent and expeditious manner, while raising crucial trans-geographic. Now thoroughly updated in its eighth edition, Modern Latin America is a lively interpretive history and the leading text in the field.

Featuring vivid, anecdotal illustrative boxes, the book uses case studies to discuss the major countries and themes of the region over the past by: Book description. The term Latin America refers to the Portuguese and Spanish-speaking states created in the early s following the wars of independence, states that differed enormously in geographical and demographical scale, ethnic composition and economic resources, yet shared distinct historical and cultural traits.

Latin American Popular Culture since Independence demonstrates that history can be serious fun. This wide-ranging collection leads the reader along less traveled paths through Latin America’s last two centuries. Moreover, it brings together a distinguished group of talented researchers who share their expertise with wit and sensitivity/5(2).

French Guiana on the South American continent, and even Quebec in Canada, could be included in a broadened definition of Latin America. However, this book defines Latin America as the region that fell under Spanish and Portuguese domination beginning in the late fifteenth and into the mid-sixteenth centuries.

This insightful book introduces the most important trends, people, events, and products of popular culture in Latin America and the Caribbean. In recent times, Latin American influences have permeated American culture. Now in its sixth edition, Modern Latin America is a lively interpretive history and the leading text in the field.

Thoroughly updated and revised, the book includes a new chapter on the history of Colombia from the wars of independence to the violent conflicts of the present day/5.

It also became the gathering place for personalities such as the American actor Orson Welles, the beautiful actress Dolores del Río, the famous artist Diego Rivera and his soon-to-be-wife, “Frida,” who became and is still revered as the illustrious matriarch of Mexico. The whiteness of the emergent Latin American beauty culture was evident in beauty contests, in which pale skins were exclusively featured.

The first national Brazilian beauty contest was held inonly three weeks after the first Miss America, though it.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Franco, Jean. Modern culture of Latin America. London, Pall Mall P. The Cambridge Companion to Modern Latin American Culture - edited by John King March To gain an understanding of popular culture in Latin America is therefore a challenge to our sociological imagination: it entails examining particular cultural manifestations while simultaneously being aware of how the very object of study, and hence.

Walter LaFeber’s Inevitable Revolutions looks at the US/Latin-American relationship from a slightly different perspective. It complements Schoultz’s book well because it focuses, very specifically, on the countries of Central America. It covers a shorter timeframe, picking up when the United States first intervened militarily in Central America at the turn of the 20th century.

The Cambridge Companion to Modern Latin American Culture book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Specially-commissioned essays ana /5(13). Written specifically for students unfamiliar with Latin American history, this comprehensive narrative presents a variety of interpretations and theories from the last half of the century.

The authors present main theories and analyses of the area's history, balancing economic, social and cultural views while expertly weaving in the history of minorities, women, the environment, culture 3/5(2). The richness of Latin American culture is the product of many influences, including: Spanish and Portuguese culture, owing to the region's history of colonization, settlement and continued immigration by Spain and Portugal.

All the core elements of Latin American culture are of. A defining trait of the modern Latin American woman portrayed by Beba is her equivocal relationship to literary culture. Thus in the first installment, Beba goes to buy books.

Although romance novels are her favorites, she also purchases poetry by Mexico's sentimental modernista Amado Nervo, the prescribed model of the day for aspiring poetisas. This portrayal of the New .Latin American literature - Latin American literature - The 20th century: Eventually the innovations of Modernismo became routine, and poets began to look elsewhere for ways to be original.

The next important artistic movement in Latin America was the avant-garde, or the vanguardia, as it is known in Spanish. This movement reflected several European movements. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Franco, Jean, Modern culture of Latin America.

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