Representing History, Class, and Gender in Spain and Latin America
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Representing History, Class, and Gender in Spain and Latin America : Children and Adolescents in Film

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This anthology explores the role of children and teenagers in Latin American and Spanish Film as protagonists, victims and witnesses of societies polarized by and still grappling with the consequences of political divisions.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 248 pages
  • 142.24 x 218.44 x 17.78mm | 453.59g
  • Palgrave MacMillan
  • Basingstoke, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2012
  • X, 248 p.
  • 1137030860
  • 9781137030863
  • 2,285,316

About Carolina Rocha

Carolina Rocha is an associate professor of Foreign Languages and Literature at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.show more

Table of contents

PART I: MEMORY AND TRAUMA Introduction; C.Rocha & G.Seminet Surviving Childhood: The Nepantla Generation as Portrayed in On the Empty Balcony by Jomi Garcia Ascot (1962); J.Tunon Fairies, Maquis, and Children Without Schools: Romantic Childhood and Civil War in Pan's Labyrinth; A.G.L.Quinones A Child's Voice, a Country's Silence: Ethnicity, Class and Gender in El Ilencio de Neto (1996); G.Seminet Children's Views of State-Sponsored Violence in Latin America: Machuca and The Year My Parents Went on Vacation; C.Rocha Enabling, Enacting and Envisioning Societal Complicity: Daniel Bustamante's Andres No Quiere Dormir la Siesta (2009); J.Breckenridge PART II: CHILDHOOD AND PATHS TO CITIZENSHIP IN FILM Innocence Interrupted: Neoliberalism and the End of Childhood in Recent Mexican Cinema; I.S.Prado From Bunuel to Eimbcke: Orphanhood in Recent Mexican Cinema; D.Russek Through 'Their' Eyes: Internal and External Focalizing Agents in the Representation of Children and Violence in Iberian and Latin American Film; E.Ledesma Roads to Emancipation: Sentimental Education in Viva Cuba; R.D.Zambrana PART III: GENDER IDENTITY Constructing Ethical Attention in Lucia Puenzo's XXY: Cinematic Strategy, Intersubjectivity, and Intersexuality; J.Zamostny Cinematic Portrayals of Teen Girls in Brazil's Urban Peripheries: Realist and Subjectivist Approaches to Adolescent Dreams and Fantasy in Sonhos Roubados and Nina; J.Draper No Longer Young: Childhood, Family, and Trauma in Las Mantenidas Sin Suenos; B. Urracashow more