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Lisa Shaw and Stephanie Dennison apply recent theories on stardom, particularly relating to issues of ethnicity, race and gender, to both well-known Brazilian performers and lesser known icons. This timely addition to the National Cinemasseries provides a comprehensive overview of the relationship between Brazilian cinema and issues of national and cultural identity.
Lucia Nagib here presents the first comprehensive critical survey of Brazilian film production since the mid-1990s, which has become known as the "Renaissance of Brazilian cinema". Besides reflecting on the conditions that made possible this recent boom, this book elaborates on the new aesthetic tendencies of recent productions, as well as their relationships to earlier traditions of Brazilian cinema. Internationally acclaimed films are analyzed alongside daringly experimental works.
Brazilian Narrative Traditions in a Comparative Text by Earl E. Fitz
Call Number: Central PQ9597 .F58 2005
Publication Date: 2005-01-01
In the first volume of the MLA series World Literatures Reimagined, Vanderbilt's Earl E. Fitz examines the complex relation between Brazil and the United States: the colonial similarities and differences; the shared issues of slavery and racism; the mutual influences; and the political, economic, and cultural interactions, sometimes troubling, between the two nations.
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