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The modern culture of Latin America

society and the artist.

by Franco, Jean.

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  • 21 Currently reading

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

    Places:
  • Latin America,
  • Latin America.
    • 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 LibraryOL5546192M
      LC Control Number67024680

      This was the challenge faced by Latin American women who aspired to write in the s and s. Though women's roles were opening up during this time, women writers were not automatically welcomed by the Latin American literary avant-gardes, whose male members viewed women's participation in tertulias (literary gatherings) and publications as. 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 in , only three weeks after the first Miss America, though it was judged entirely on the basis of photographs.

      A final chapter looks at the strong and rapidly expanding influence of latino/a culture in the United States. A chronology and guides to further reading are included, making this volume an invaluable introduction to the rich and varied culture of modern Latin America. Seller Inventory # LHB 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).

        JOLTS, my latest book of short stories, is styled in the Latin American tradition but written in English, a borrowed language – in this way I have managed to . Latin American literature - Latin American literature - The modern novel: In prose fiction the vanguardia did not arrive as quickly. The first step was a renovation of the novel but within accepted 19th-century Realist forms. The first novels to be considered modern—that is, contemporary—in Latin American fiction were those written during and about the Mexican Revolution (–20).


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Now available in a fully-revised and updated second edition, A History of Modern Latin America offers a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the rich cultural and political history of this vibrant region from the onset of independence to the present day.

Includes coverage of the recent opening of diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Cuba as well as a new chapter exploring /5(11). 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 questions about art itself.

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.

This revision of a foundational text on the history of Latin American popular culture brings exciting energy to an already dynamic field. New essays and the revised introduction further expand our understanding of a wide range of everyday cultural practices—music, dance, love letters, funerals, cooking, popular celebrations—and their complex relationship with elite national building s: 2.

Part of the publisher's Popular Culture in the Contemporary World series, this book is intended as an overview of popular culture in Latin America since the s. However, pages are not enough to provide a good one. French-speaking areas on the continent and in the Caribbean are ignored, as are English- and Dutch-speaking s: 2.

Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Franco, Jean. Modern culture of Latin America. London, Pall Mall P. Modern Latin American Literature: A Very Short Introduction remedies this situation, providing an overview of Latin American literature from the late eighteenth century to the present.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Franco, Jean. Modern culture of Latin America. Harmondsworth, Penguin, (OCoLC) Document Type. Popular culture is a term used to refer to a very broad and diverse array of forms and practices such as salsa, samba, religious ritual and magic, carnivals, telenovelas (television soaps), masks, pottery, weaving, alternative theatre, radio, video and oral narrative as well as the 'wholeway of life', the language, dress and political culture of subordinate classes and ethnic groups.

This book covers well over years of Latin American history. It begins with a brief summary of European colonialism, laying the groundwork for the succeeding chapters on the history of the independent nation-states that make up modern Latin America.

Presenting such a history is not easy: Latin America is immense and diverse. Modern Latin American Culture. 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 demographic scale, ethnic composition and economic resources, yet shared distinct historical and cultural traits.

The concept of 'Latin America' is a mid-nineteenth-century European invention, conjured up as a convenient means of distinguishing the Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking countries from the Anglo-American world which, after the American Revolution, found. The modern essay All of this literary production was accompanied by a strong essayistic tradition whose main topic was the distinctiveness of Latin American culture and, within that culture, the individual cultures of the various countries.

Canto general celebrates Latin America as an alternative to already-known histories, a new world and a new definition of the possible. But in 'Alturas', that epic narrative reaches a point of collapse: the magnificence of the native Inca city, whose architecture makes it seem to grow out of the extraordinary subtropical landscape, is not enough.

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