Representing History, Class, and Gender in Spain and Latin America: Children and Adolescents in Film [NOOK Book]

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This collection focuses on children and adolescents as witnesses and objects of the spectatorial gaze in Latin American and Spanish cinema from 1960 to the present. The carefully chosen essays survey the representation of the past and the definition of gender and class identity as experienced by young protagonists in films. This volume offers an interdisciplinary approach to the study of Latin American and Spanish film as well as gender studies. Some questions addressed in this collection include these: what do ...

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Overview

This collection focuses on children and adolescents as witnesses and objects of the spectatorial gaze in Latin American and Spanish cinema from 1960 to the present. The carefully chosen essays survey the representation of the past and the definition of gender and class identity as experienced by young protagonists in films. This volume offers an interdisciplinary approach to the study of Latin American and Spanish film as well as gender studies. Some questions addressed in this collection include these: what do children and adolescents in Latin American and Spanish film see and how are they seen?

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781137030887
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 7/25/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 258
  • File size: 495 KB

Meet the Author

Carolina Rocha is an associate professor of Spanish in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.

Georgia Seminet is an assistant professor of Spanish at St. Edward's University.


Carolina Rocha is an associate professor of Foreign Languages and Literature at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.
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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 Jomí García Ascot (1962); J.Tuñón
Fairies, Maquis, and Children Without Schools: Romantic Childhood and Civil War in Pan's Labyrinth; A.G.L.Quiñones
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 Andrés 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 Buñuel 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 Lucía 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 Sueños; B. Urraca

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