Studies in Latin American Popular Culture Archive

Volume 24 (2005)

Trekking the Urban: Eduardo Emílio Fenianos' Expedições Urbenauta; São Paulo, Uma Aventura Radical
David William Foster
Towards the Latin American Action Heroine: The Case of Jorge Franco Ramos' Rosario Tijeras
Aldona Bialowas Pobutsky
"Todo el año es carnaval": Unmasking the Carnival in Buenos Aires, 1810-1920
Patricia Anderson
Gente Humilde, Anjos Tortos: Coincidências Poéticas nas Obras de Chico Buarque e Carlos Drummond de Andrade
Vivaldo Andrade Dos Santos
Guerrilla Warplay: The Infantilization of War in Latin American Popular Culture
Elena Jackson Albarrán
The Profane Saint vs. the Revolutionary Child: Portrayals of Pancho Villa in the Writings of Nellie Campobello and Jack Conway's Viva Villa!
Emron Esplin
Imposturas de la ficción: Estética de la destrucción y placer de la incertidumbre en el discurso periodístico argentino contemporáneo
Hugo Hortiguera
Sandra Cisneros' "Barbie-Q": A Subversive or Hegemonic Popular Text?
Leticia I. Romo
McOndo and Latinidad: An Interview with Edmundo Paz Soldán
Claudia M. Milian Arias
Feminism's Rendezvous with Melodrama or Fue en un cabaret: Nation, Gender and Sexuality in Contemporary Mexican Performance
Laura G. Gutiérrez
Tres Tristes Tigres Tangueando o Como Traducir El Tango
Jill Gibian
Materializing Havana and Revolution: Cuban Material Culture
Raúl Rubio

Volume 23 (2004)

Introduction
Javier Durán
¡Viva la Revolución! Los Agachados and the Worldview of Eduardo del Río (Rius)
Bob Agnew
Del corrido de narcotráfico al narcocorrido: Origenes y desarrollo del canto a los traficantes
Juan Carlos Ramírez-Pimenta
 ¿Todavía es el corrido la voz de nuestra  gente?: Una entrevista con Enríque Franco
Juan Carlos Ramírez-Pimenta and Jorge Pimenta
Crónica musical en México: el caso de Chava Flores
Eduardo Guízar
Mapping Border Music: Sonic Representations of la frontera
José Pablo Villalobos
Más allá de la historia oficial: machos, compadres, héroes y villanos en el cine de la revolución de Fernando de Fuentes y Paul
Isabel C. Anievas Gamallo
Post-NAFTA Mexican Cinema, 1998-2002
Emily Hind
Cultural Refractíons: Border Life
Byron Brauchli
Lourdes Portillo's Señorita extraviada: The Poetics and Politics of Femicide
Alejandro Enríquez
Delete the Border!
Fran Ilich
Literarcy Syncretism in Ana Castillo's So Far From God
Daniel Cooper Alarcón

Book Reviews and Review Essays

Cantinflas and the Chaos for Mexican Modernity by Jeffrey M. Pilcher
Reviewed by Felipe Montoya
Crimes Against the State, Crimes Against Persons: Detective Fiction in Cuba and Mexico by Persephone Brahm
Reviewed by Gerardo García Muñoz
Demistificación de una diva: La verdad sobre La Lupe by Juan A. Moreno-Velázquez
Reviewed by Kanishka Sen
The City of Musical Memory: Salsa, Record Grooves and Popular Culture in Cali, Columbia by Lise A. Waxer
Reviewed by Angela María González Echeverry

Volume 22 (2003)

Introduction
David William Foster
Uruguayan Printmakers and the Military Dictatorship
Patrick Frank
From Marta Traba to Sister Wendy: Arte por la tele
Florencia Bazzano-Nelson
Las Mujeres alteradas y Superadas de Maitena Burundarena: Feminismo "Made in Argentina"
Cynthia Tompkins
Devo(ra)ciones: sabores y saberes de la memoria en el bolero
Alan West-Durán
Whose Life in the Mirror?: Examining Three Mexican Telenovelas as Cultural and Commercial Products
Laura J. Beard
Women's Magazines in Ecuador: Re-reading "la Chica Cosmo"
Erynn Masi De Casanova
From Right Wing to Midfield: A Study of Soccer in Peru
David Wood
Latino 'Gays' in the Era of Postmodern Eroticism—Cyberneticizing Latino Romance: Personal Ads and Commodification
Gustavo Geirola
Religion, the Church and Mexican Nationalism: The Films of Emilio Fernández
Anne Doremus
Era uma vez...a Rede Globo de Televisão
Cacilda M. Rêgo
Making the Myth of Evita Perón: Saint, Martyr, Prostitute
Gwendolyn Díaz
Cuerpo fotográfico, Subjetividad(es) y Representación visual: Lola Alverez Bravo y Frida Kahlo
Magdalena Maiz-Peña
Cuba sí, Cuba no: la fusión de son y rock en la música de Willy Chirino
Eliana Rivero

Volume 21 (2002)

Popular, Elite and Mass Culture? The Spanish Zarzuela in Buenos Aires, 1890-1900
Kristen McCleary
The Sainete Porteño, 1890-1935: The Image of Jews in the Argentine Popular Theater
Donald S. Castro
Argentine Graphic Arts and the Rise of the Tango
Patrick Frank
Soñando con Hollywood: Los estudios Baires y la industria cinematográfica en Argentina
Paula Félix-Didier
Raymundo Gleyzer (1941-1976): El otro cine militante
Fernando Martín Peña
The Transatlantic Tango: Sally Potter's The Tango Lesson
Lori Hopkins
Tango, Like Scotch, Is Best Taken Straight": Cosmopolitan Tastes and Bodies Out of Place
Laura Podalsky
MTV Latino: Identidad, nación y rock
Paula Rodríguez Marino 
From Villa to Village: Situating Argentina's Theatrical Coordinates on the Global Map
Victoria Ruétalo
The Mouth of the Wolf: Radio and Anthropology
Alan O'Connor
La gaita ¡Que suene a gaita! Venezuelan Regional Music at the Crossroads of Authenicity
Light Carruyo
Tres Mujeres: Reclaiming National Culutre in the Post-Colonial Telenovela
Marietta Morrissey
Happy Sadist or Latent Feminist?: Un Buñuel Mexicain
Caryn Connelly and Juliet Lynd

Volume 20 (2001)

"Lo clásico de México moderno": Exhibiting the Female Body in Postrevoluntionary Mexico
Claire F. Fox
Constructing a Market, Constructing an Ethnicity: U.S. Spanish-language Media and the Formation of a Syncretic Latino/a Identity
Elana Levine
The Madness of Radio: Wireless Adventure in 1920s Mexico
Rubén Gallo
The Importance of being Agustin Lara: Cursilería, Machismo and Modernity
Mark Couture
La "tenorización de la politica en el teatro festivo de la Revolución Mexicana
Gerardo Luzuriaga
Remaking the Corrido for the 1990s: Maldita Vecindad's 'El Barzón
Mark A. Hernández
Social Control in 'Golden Age' Mexican Film: The Revolutionary Melodrama and the Comedia Ranchera
Anne Doremus
Representations of Gender, Race, Subalternity in Marianne Eyde's La vida es una sola
Cynthia Tompkins
Má-Consciência e Representação do Popular no Cinema Brasileiro
Fernáo Pessoa Ramos
Representation and National Identity in Rio de Janeiro: Walter Salles Jr.'s A Grande Arte
Maria Helena Braga e Vaz da Costa
O Negro no Espelho: Imagens e Discursos nos Salões de Beleza Étnicos
Jocélio Teles dos Santos
Just as Sweet the Second Time Around: The Re-popularization of Baião in Permambuco, Brazil
Jack Bishop
Bebé, um palhaço
Mário Fernando Bolognesi
The Myth of the Participatory Paradigm: Carnival and Contradictions in Brazil
Niyi Afolabi

Volume 19 (2000)

Editor's Introduction
Topos and Topicalities: the Tropes of Tropicália and Tropicalismo
Charles A. Perrone
In the Adverse Hour: The Denouement of Tropicália
Christopher Dunn
Kitsch e Cultura de Massa no Brasil: Reescrevendo as Identidades Nacionais
Lídia Santos
Tropicália: A Canção Popular e a Cultura de Massas
David Treece
In the Tropical Studio: MPB Production in Transition
Frederick Moehn
Um compositor no exílio: estranhamento e resgate na música de Caetano Veloso
Flávio de Azevedo e Souza
Memórias do passado no presente: a fenomenologia de Transa
Celso Loureiro Chaves
Tropical Detritus: Tropicália and the Aesthetics of Garbage
Robert Stam
Como era gostoso o meu francês: Tropicalismo in the Cinema
Theodore Young
How to Organize a Movement: Caetano Veloso's Tropical Path
César Braga Pinto
Tropicália, Canonical Pop
Liv Sovik
Critical Responses to the Screening of Nelson Rodrigues
Stephanie Dennison
After the Rubbish: Eduardo Coutinho's The Scavengers
Ana Teresa Jardim Reynaud

Volume 18 (1999)

Prostitutes, Bad Seeds, and Revolutionary Mothers in Cuban Anarchism: Imagining Women in the Fiction of Adrián del Valle and Antonio Penichet, 1898-1930
Kirwin S. Shaffer (University of Kansas)
Tendências do Cinema Brasileiro Atual
Lúcia Nagib (Pontificia Universidade Catolica, Sao Paulo)
The Adventures of Jeca Tatu: Class, Culture, and Nation in the Films of Mazzaropi
Eva Bueno (Pennsylvania State University)
Algunas consideraciones sobre el teatro de revista política en México
Javier Rangel (UCLA)
What is a Corrido: Thematic Representation and Narrative Discourse
Guillermo E. Hernández (UCLA)
The Massification of the Tango: The Electronic Media, the Popular Theatre and the Cabaret from Contursi to Perón, 1917-1955
Donald S. Castro (California State University, Dominguez Hills)
Money in Brazilian Popular Music
Ruben George Oliven (Rio Grande do Sul)
The Cultural Economy of Bahian Carnaval
Piers Armstrong (Universidade Federal da Bahia)
Crafting Culture: Selling and Contesting Authenticity in Puerto Rico's Informal Economy
Arlene Dávila (Syracuse University)

Volume 17 (1998)

Popular Cinemas/Popular Cultures
Ana López, Guest Editor

Introductory Essay

Once Upon a Time... the Popular in the Cinema of Latin America
Ana López

The Icons of Popularity

From Hollywood and Back: Dolores del Rio
Ana López
From the Carpa to the Screen: The Masks of Cantinflas
Carmelo Esterrich and Angel M. Santiago-Reyes
Maria Felix: Image, Myth, Enigma
Paulo Antonio Paranagua

The National/Popular in Golden Age Cinemas

Argentine Cinema and the Construction of a National-Popular Identity
Tamara Falicov
Yankee Invasion of Mexico or Mexican Invasion of Hollywood?: Hollywood's Renewed Spanish-Language Production during the 'Good Neighbor' Years
Brian O'Neil
Transnationalization and Cultural Collaboration: Mexican Film Propaganda During World War Two
Seth Fein

Popular Transgressions: Gender, Nation, Media

Variations on Gender Constructs and Spectatorship in Neville D'Almeida's Dama do Lotação
Christina Buckley
Hollywood South? Costa Rican Cinema's Challenge to Critical Praxis
Ann Marie Stock
Don't Look Back: Myth, Conception and Receptions of Black Orpheus
Charles A. Perrone
From the Religious Common Sense to the Post-Freudian Common Sense: Images of National History in Brazilian Tele-Fiction
Ismail Xavier
Representing Racial Difference: Brazil's Xuxa at the Televisual Border
Amelia Simpson
For the People and By the People: TV Maxambomba's Regeneration of Popular Cinema
Vicky Mayer

Volume 16 (1997)

Alternative Communication: An Exploration of Concepts and Experiences in Latin America
Max Dueñas Guzmán
Nightmares in the New Metropolis: The Cinematic Poetics of Low Riders
Brenda Jo Bright
Recreating Identity: Recreation on the Arizona-Sonora Border, 1880-1930
Bianca Premo
Internationalization of Urban Space in São Paulo: The Memorial da América Latina
Charles Martin
Low-Powered Television in Rural Bolivia: New Directions for Democratic Media Practice
Robert Huesca
The Two Carnivals of Mérida
Bruce Ergood
Popular Music and Redemocratization in Santiago, Chile, 1973-1989
Mark Mattern
Leaving 'The Old Nest': Morality, Modernity, and the Mexican Comic Book at Mid-Century
Anne Rubenstein
The Voice of Alejandro 'Negro' Dolina: Towards a Repositioning of Popular Discourse
Rita De Grandis
José Alfredo Jiménez: A Cultural Dilemma
A. Rolando Andrade
Television Programming in Buenos Aires, 1979-1989
Jeffrey Alan John
Mexican Presidential Futurology in Palabras mayores by Luis Spota
Joel Pouwels
Popular Culture and Gender: The Mexican 'Judas'
Eli Bartra
The Glass Shade and the Boomerang: Sieges on Brazilian Culture
Roberto Reis

Volume 15 (1996)

What is Popular Culture? More Answers to an Old Question
Elizabeth Mahan
A Holistic Approach to the Study of Popular Culture: Context, Text, Audience, and Recoding
Harold E. Hinds, Jr.
Popular Culture: A Socio-Aesthetic Approach
Jack Santino
Hybrid Vigor: Popular Culture in a Multicultural, Post-Fordist World
John Fiske
Popular Culture: From Epic to Simulacrum
Nestor García Canclini
Has Latin American Popular Culture Disappeared? Some Theoretical Reflections
Kenneth Aman
Theorizing Popular Culture Studies in Uruguay
Gustavo Remedi
On Transculturation: Toward a Political Economy of Culture in the Periphery
Abril Trigo
The Cuban Bolero and its Transculturation to Mexico: The Case of Agustín Lara
Adela Pineda Franco
Mass Media and Cultural Identity Among the Yucatec Maya: The Constitution of Global, National, and Local Subjects
Henry Geddes Gonzales
Expanding the Popular Culture Debates: Puertorriquenas, Hollywood, and Cultural Identity
Jocelyn A. Geliga Vargas
Bruxaria and Espiritsmo: Popular Culture and Popular Religion in Contemporary Brazilian Fiction
Nelson H. Vieira
The Preservation and Recuparation of Folklore in Venezuela
Angelina Pollak-Eltz
Staging Culture in Totonacapan: Spaces of Recuparation/Spaces of Terr(or)toriality
Margaret A. Villanueva
Brazil's Literatura de cordel: Poetic Chronicle and Popular History
Mark J. Curran
Correo Mitico: The Construction of a Civic Image in the Postcards of Montevideo, Uruguay, 1900-1930
Catherine Preston and Anton Rosenthal
Democratization 'From Below' and Popular Culture: Teachers from Chiapas, Mexico
Susan Street
Farewell to Public Spaces? Electoral Campaigns and Street Spectacle in Argentina
Silvio R. Waisbord

Volume 14 (1995)

What Are Little Girls Made of Under Socialism?: Cuba's Mujeres and Muchachas in the Period 1980-1991
Verity Smith
Culture Industries and Cultural Identity: Will NAFTA Make a Difference?
Elizabeth Mahan
Resistance and Apropiation in Brazil: How the Media and 'Official Culture' Institutionalized Sao Paulo's Grafite
Neil E. Schlecht
Communication in Ritual Performance: Carnival in Antigua 1989 and 1990
John H. Patton
From the Ground Up: The Flourishing of Children's and Young Adult Literature in Brazil
Julie K. Kline
'Waas Sappening?': Narrative Structure and Iconography in Born in East L.A.
Chon A. Noriega
Sports Language, Cultural Imperialism, and the Anti-Imperialist Critique in Latin America
Joseph L. Arbena
Latin America and the Olympic Games: A Blank Spot in Sport History
Wolf Kramer-Mandeau
The Gaucho Revival in Argentina in the 1930s and 1940s
Donald S. Castro
Maradona's Left: Postmodernity and National Identity in Argentina
Ksenija Bilbija
Gaspar Pumarejo: Pre-Castro Cuba's 'Number Two' Television Tycoon
Michael B. Salwen
Cuba's Comic Art Tradition
John A. Lent

Volume 13 (1994)

Introduction to Special Issue on Sports in Latin America
David G. LaFrance and Joseph L. Arbena
Sports and Recreational Activities in Guatemala and Mexico, Late 1880s to 1926
Richard V. McGehee
Baseball Wars: The Mexican Baseball League and Nationalism in 1946
Alan M. Klein
Hispanic Roots of American Rodeo
Mary Lou LeCompte
Charreada: Performance and Interpretation of an Equestrian Folk Tradition in Mexico and the United States
Kathleen M. Sands
'Image is Everything': Latin Baseball Players and the United States Press
Samuel 0. Regalado
Political Football: Sports, Power, and Machismo in Luisa Valenzuela's The Lizard's Tail
Geralyn Pye
Three Kings Day in Consuelo: Cricket, Baseball, and the Cocolos, in San Pedro de Macorís
Bob Ruck
The History of Peruvian Women's Volleyball
Abelardo Sánchez-León
The Failure of Caribbean Integration: Lessons from Grass Roots Basketball
Jay R. Mandle and Joan D. Mandle
Sport in Cuba: Castro's Last Stand
Paula J. Pettavino and Geralyn Pye

Volume 12 (1993)

Press-Government Relations in Mexico: A Study of Freedom of the Mexican Press and Press Criticism of Government Institutions
Ilya Adler
Early American Radio Broadcasting: Media Imperialism, State Paternalism, or Mexican Nationalism?
Joy Elizabeth Hayes
Disjointed Frames: Melodrama, Nationalism, and Representation in 1940s Mexico
Laura Podalsky
Musical Style, Migration, and Urbanization: Some Considerations on Brazilian Música Sertaneja
Martha de Ulhôa Carvalho
Television Culture: The Dominican Case
Antonio V. Méndez-Alarcón
Eddie Chibás: The Magic Bullet of Cuban Radio
Michael B. Salwen
Dominican Popular Music Under the Trujillo Dictatorship
Deborah Pacini Hernández
Las hojas sueltas: Nineteenth-Century Chilean Popular Poetry as a Source for the Historian
Erica Kim Verba
Between the Nation and Utopia: The Image of Mexico in the Films of Emilio 'lndio' Fernández
Julia Tuñón

Interview

Feminine Perspectives on Journalism: Conversations with Eight Mexican Women
Linda Egan

Volume 11 (1992)

True Crime Stories During the Dictatorship: Brazil's Romance-Reportagem
Amelia Simpson
Periodical Literature for Women in Mid- Nineteenth Century Cuba: The Case of Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda's Album Cubano de lo Bueno y lo Bello
Evelyn Picon Garfield
Arnaldo Jabor's Eu te amo: Erotica or Socio-Political Commentary?
Moylan C. Mills, Enrique A. Grönlund, and Donna L. Van Bodegraven
Revolution and Dreams: The Cuban Documentary Today
Ana M. López
The Cofraternity of (Un)finishable Emotions: Constructing Mexican Telenovelas
Jorge A. González
Radio Soap Operas: The Jamaican Experience 1958-1989
Vibert C. Cambridge
Nicaraguan Poetry Workshops: The Democratization of Poetry
Karyn Hollis
Territorial and Boundary Disputes Depicted on Postage Stamps
Frank Nuessel
Sport and the Promotion of Nationalism in Latin America: A Preliminary Interpretation
Joseph L. Arbena
The Official Story: Feminist Re-Visioning as Spectator Response
Cynthia Ramsey
YES or NO to Pinochet: Television in the 1988 Chilean Plebiscite
David E. Hojman

Interview

Close-Up: An Interview with the Hermanos Mayo, Spanish-American Photo-journalists (1930s-present)
John Mraz

Volume 10 (1991)

Introduction: Popular Culture in the Production of Cultural Identity
Elizabeth Mahan
Literature and Popular Culture: Appropriation and Social Reproduction
Randal Johnson
Class-Bound Reductionism vs. the Multidetermination of National Cultures: An Essay on Puerto Rican National Consciousness
Eliut D. Flores-Caraballo
Cinema Novo and the Question of the Popular
Cacilda M. Rêgo
Latinismo and Ethnic Nationalism in Cultural Performance
Laurie Kay Sommers
Urban Space and Music in the Formation of Youth Cultures: The Case of Bogotá, 1920-1980
Pilar Riaño-Alcalá
Tango to Folk: Hegemony Construction and Popular Identities in Argentina
Pablo Vila
Os Blocos de Santa Rita do Sapucaí: Carnival Clubs in a Small Brazilian City: More Than Culture Producers
Bruce Ergood
Culture and Communications Policy in a Colonial Context: The Case of Cable Television in Puerto Rico
Nitza Hernández López
Andean Voices on Lima Airwaves: Highland Migrants and Radio Broadcasting in Peru
José Antonio Lloréns
The Reception of Telenovelas and Other Latin American Genres in the Regional Market: The Case of the Dominican Republic
Joseph D. Straubhaar and Gloria Viscasillas
Words and Silences in Uruguayan Canto Popular
Abril Trigo
Social Semiosis and Authoritarian Legitimacy: Television in Pinochet's Chile
Steve Wiley-Crofts

Volume 9 (1990)

Popularity: The Sine Qua Non of Popular Culture
Harold Hinds, Jr.
Somos el Perú: 'Cumbia Andina' and the Children of Andean Migrants in Lima
Thomas Turino
Spanish-Language Television in the United States: Televisa Surrenders its Domain
John Sinclair
Changing of the Guard: Questions and Contrasts of Brazilian Rock Phenomena
Charles A. Perrone
Bajito y suavecito
Michael Cutler Stone
The Popular Culture Political Persuasion in Paraguay: Communication and Public Art
Lyman Chaffee
Through the Pantalla Uruguaya: The Television Environment for Children in Uruguay
Betsy J. Blosser
More than Just a Mural: The Popular Memorial for Rodrigo Rojas de Negri and Carmen Gloria Quintana
David C. Brooks
The Masks of Judas: Folk and Elite Holy Week Tricksters in Michoacán, Mexico
Enrique R. Lamadrid and Michael A. Thomas
Anita Brenner: Cultural Mediator for Mexico
Richard D. Woods
Cuba's Mujeres Magazine: The First Twenty Five Years
Nissa Torrents
The Myth and the Reality of 'El Negro' Durazo: Mexico City's 'Most-Wanted' Police Chief
David G. LaFrance
Angel Malo, A Chilean Telenovela
Gertrude Yeager
Calavera Miniatures: Political Commentary in Three Dimensions
Susan Masuoka
The Soul of the People: The Tango as a Source for Argentine Social History
Donald S. Castro

Interview

Brazilian Popular Music in Bahia: 'The Politics of the Future': An Interview with Gilberto Gil
Robert Myers

Volume 8 (1989)

Television and Cultural Discourses: Latin American and United States Comparisons
Emile G. McAnany
Culture Industries in Mexico: Preliminary Observations
Elizabeth Mahan
Political Graffiti and Wall Paining in Greater Buenos Aires: An Alternative Communication System
Lyman G. Chaffee
Apes and Ape Lore in Turn-of-the-Century Buenos Aires
Howard M. Fraser
Punctuación de adorno: Decorating with Apostrophes in Mexican Spanish
Laura Martin
Arms of Criticism and Criticism of Arms in Panama: The Songs of Pedro Altamiranda
Brittmarie Janson Pérez
From Private to Public Eye: Detective Fiction in Cuba
Amelia S. Simpson
Piety and the Press: Violence and Spectatorship in Two Mexican Good Friday Observances
Barbara Jo Lantz
The Mexican Piñata
Susan N. Masuoka
The Image of Women in Recent Mexican Cinema
Charles Ramírez Berg
The Impact of VCRs on Broadcasting in Brazil, Colombia, the Dominican Republic and Venezuela
Joseph D. Straubhaar
Joaquín Murrieta: The making of a Popular Hero
Lydia Hazera
The Political Economy of Fotonovela Production in Latin America
Comelia Butler Flora
The Soul of the People: The Tango Poets of the 1920s and the 1930s and Their Use of Popular Language
Donald S. Castro
Five Historical Stages of Cuban Mass Media, 1723-1983
John A. Lent

Interview

Tango, Lunfardo, and the Popular Culture of Buenos Aires: Interview with José Gobello
Clark M. Zlotchew

Volume 7 (1988)

Popular Culture and the Political Transition in Brazil
Randal Johnson
Detective Fiction in Brazil
Amelia S. Simpson
The Animal Game in Crisis
Charles Wagley
The 'Brazilianization' of Brazilian Television: A Critical Review
Cacilda M. Herold
The Reflection of the Brazilian Political Opening in the Telenovela
Joseph D. Straubhaar
Deus e o Diabo na Terra da Globo: Roque Santeiro and Brazil's 'New' Republic
Randal Johnson
Teledramas: A New Television Language
Luiz A. Coelho
Literatura de Cordel and the Mass Media in Today's Brazil
Candace Slater
Reflections on the State of Brazilian Cordel in 1985
Mark J. Curran
Rebel With a Cause: The Films of Carlos Reichenbach, Jr.
Joao Luiz Vieira
Transitional States: Creative Complicities with the Real in Cabra marcado Para Morrer: Vinte Anos Depois and Patriamada
Julianne Burton
The Chanchada and the Brazilian Musical Comedy: An Overview and Commentary
Sergio Augusto
Open Mike: Brazilian Popular Music and Redemocratization
Charles A. Perrone
Cantoria Nordestina: Its Spheres of Performance and its Relationship to the Cultural Industry
Maria Ignez Novais Ayala
Carnival, Media, and Regional Traditions: lntegration and Manipulation in Brazil
Julie M. Taylor
The Catholic Church and the Mass Media in Brazil: Some Theoretical Considerations
Ralph Della Cava and Paula Montero
Reflections on Blacks in Contemporary Brazilian Popular Culture in the 1980s
Zelbert Moore
Comics in Brazil
Alvaro de Moya

Interview

"Beauty Must be Convulsive": An Interview with Heitor Babenco"

Volume 6 (1987)

Communication and Contemporary Colonialism: Broadcast Television in Puerto Rico
Roberta Astroff
Selective Media Use by Venezuelans: The Passing of the Passive Audience in a Rapidly Developing Society
Fausto lzcaray and John T. McNelly
Allende to Pinochet: Crucible of the Chilean Press, 1970-1984
Jerry W. Knudson
Cultural Policy and Television: Chile as a Case
Emile G. McAnany
The Media and Re-Democratization in Peru
Cynthia McClintock
Broadcasting-State Relations in Latin America: Are Generalizations Valid?
Elizabeth Mahan
A Cross-National Study of Newspaper Coverage of the Invasion of Grenada
Marlene Cuthbert, Kurt Kent, and Jewell Evans
A Content Analysis of International News Published by the Leading Newspapers in Mexico City
Josep Rota and Gilda S. Rota
United States Media Use in Caribbean Society: Exposure and Impact
Ewart C. Skinner and Richard Houang
Mass Communications in Mexico: Structure, Philosophy, and Research
Felipe Korzenny, Betty Ann Korzenny, Gema Lopez Montes de Ortiz, and Petter Wellington Yaple
Radio War in Nicaragua
Howard H. Frederick
Contemporary Mexican Advertising in an Upper-Middle Class Newspaper, Excélsior, and a Lower-Class Tabloid, Alarma!
Harold E. Hinds, Jr. and Shelly Beals Budke
Mass Media in the Leeward Islands, Press Freedom, Media Imperialism and Popular Culture
John A. Lent
Notes on a Century of Colombian Political Cartooning: 1830-1930
J. León Helguera
Trend Toward colegiación of Journalists in Latin America and Its Impact on Freedom of Press
Mary A. Gardner
Foreign Correspondents in Latin America: Changing Profession or Changing Circumstances?
John C. Pollock
ALASEI: lnfant Facet of Communications Pluralism in Latin America
Bruce Underwood
United States Coverage of Latin America: A Short Historical Perspective
J. Lawrence Day
Notes on Latin American Women in the Media: A Mid-1980s Sample of Voices and Groups
James W. Carty, Jr. and Marjorie T. Carty
British Influence on Broadcasting in British Guiana
Erwin K. Thomas

Volume 5 (1986)

The Commercialization of the Theater in Mexico and the Rise of the Teatro Frívolo
Susan E. Bryan
The Gate Keepers of Popular Music in Mexico: National and Translational Record Producers
Annette Riggio
The Novels of Corín Toledo
José Luis Méndez
Popular Music in Latin America
Gerard Béhague
Soccer and Social Change in Early Twentieth Century Peru. Part II
Steve Stein, José Deusta Carvallo, and Susan C. Stokes
Poster Art and Political Propaganda in Argentina
Lyman Chaffee
La Delgadina: Incest and Patriarchal Structure in a Spanish/Chicano Romance-Corrido
María Herrera-Sobek
Violeta Parra and La Nueva Canción Chilena
Albrecht Moreno
From the Mass-Media to the Bars: An Ethnomusicological Perspective on Contemporary Musical Activities in Mérida, Yucatán
Joy Driskell Baklanoff
'We Blew it After All': The Argentine Musical Group Les Luthiers
David William Foster
Popular Culture as a Source for the Historian: Why Carlos Gardel?
Donald S. Castro
The Museum of the City of Buenos Aires: Art Fairs, Wedding Gowns and Chamber Pots
Virginia W. Leonard
The Love Pentagon
Alvaro Barros-Lémez
State and Culture in Brazil
Ruben George Oliven
Torbellino: Towards an Alternative Comic Book
Julia Emilia Palacios

Interview

Carlos Vigil on Mexican Comic Books and Photonovels
José Luis Silva

Volume 4 (1985)

The Rise of Baseball in Mexico and the First Valenzuela
William H. Beezley
A Mexican Popular Image of the United States through the Baseball Hero, Fernando Valenzuela
David G. LaFrance
Kalimán: Mexico's Most Popular Superhero
Harold E. Hinds, Jr.
La familia Burrón: Inside a Lower Middle-Class Family
Charles Tatum
Murder in Valle de 1ágrimas
Jane Hill
Maids in the Mexican Photonovel
Cornelia Butler Flora
A Survey of Mexico City Newspapers
David G. LaFrance
Alarma: A Mexican Tabloid
Harold E. Hinds, Jr.
The Cartoons of Abel Quezada
Roderic A. Camp
Elite Artists and Audiences: Can They Mix? The Mexican Front of Cultural Workers
Shifra M. Goldman
A Consideration of Norteña and Chicano Music
Guy Bensusan
Foreign Currents During the'60s and '70s in Mexican Popular Music: Rock and Roll, the Romantic Ballad and the Cumbia
David K. Stigberg
What Mexican Youth Learn from Commercial Television
M. Antonieta Rebeil Corella
The Content of Mexican Commercial Television: 1953-1976
Josep Rota
Reevaluating the Revolution: Mexican Cinema of the Echeverria Administration (1970-1976)
Deborah Mistron
Feminine Images in Mexican Cinema: The Family Melodrama; Sara García, 'The Mother of Mexico'; and the Prostitute
Carl J. Mora
'Landscape, I've Got the Drop on You!' On the Fiftieth Anniversary of Sound Film in Mexico
Carlos Monsiváis

Volume 3 (1984)

Government-Industry Cooperation and Conflict in Mexico and the U.S.: A Comparative Analysis of Commercial Broadcast Regulation
Elizabeth Mahan
Soccer and Social Change in Early Twentieth Century Peru
José Deusta Carvallo, Steve Stein and Susan C. Stokes
José Gregorio Hernández: The Historical Development of a Venezuelan Popular Saint
Luise Margolies
A Hybrid Subgenre: The Revolutionary Melodrama in the Mexican Cinema
Deborah E. Mistron
Language Form and Language Function in Zoot Suit and The Border: A Contribution to the Analysis of the Role of Foreign Language in Film
Laura Marlin
Popular Culture as a Source for the Historian: The Tango in its Era of La Guardia Vieja
Donald Castro
Popular Cinema in Brazil
Randal Johnson
Popular Participation in Rural Radio: Radio Baha'i, Otavalo, Ecuador
Kurt Hein
Beyond the Prismatic Mirror: One Hundred Years of Solitude and Serial Fiction
Alvaro Barros-Lémez
Politics in the Brazilian Literatura de Cordel: The View of Rodolfo Coelho Cavalcante
Mark Curran
Cartagena's Fandango Politics
Guy Bensusan
Estefania's Implosive Action Packed Western for Latin America
Tom R. Sullivan
The Production and Consumption of Popular Culture in Brazil
Ruben George Oliven
Patriotism and Pop Culture in the Falkland/Malvinas Conflict: A View from Buenos Aires
J. Laurence Day

Interview

Painters into Poster Makers: Two Views Concerning the History, Aesthetics and Ideology of the Cuban Poster Movement
Shifra M. Goldman

Volume 2 (1983)

The Role of Pancho Villa in the Mexican and American Cinema
Deborah Mistron
Ideology and Mexican Mass Culture: The Case of Sangre India: Chamula
Cynthia Steele
Collaboration and Modernization: Case-Study of a Transnational Magazine
Anna Lucia Zomosa
Paloma's El Cuarto Reich: Economic Disaster, Torture, and Other Laughs
Nancy L. Hunt and David D. LaFrance
Mexican Children's Use of the Mass Media as a Source of Need Gratification
Joseph Rota
The Burrón Family: Class Warfare and the Culture of Poverty
Charles R. Wicke
The Wane of Brazilian Show de auditório Television Programs: Popular Culture, Industry, and Censorship
Joseph D. Straubhaar
Quino After Mafalda: A Bittersweet look at Argentine Reality
Claudia Cairo Resnick and Paul K. Speck
Politics and Ideology in the Popular Poetry of Brazil
Ronald H. Chilcote
Mexican Popular Music at Mid-Century: The Role of José Alfredo Jiménez and the Canción Ranchera
William Gradante
The Mexican Immigration Experience and the Corrido Mexicano
Celestino Fernández
Cartoons and Covers: The World of Luis de la Torre in Hoy in the 1970s
Eleanore Maxwell Dial and John Dial
Nationalist, Internationalist, and Anti-Imperialist Themes in the Public Revolutionary Art of Cuba, Chile and Nicaragua
David Kunzle
Latin American Pop Occult Texts: Implicit Ideology
Naomi Lindstrom
On Culture as Democratic Culture in Latin America
Nain Nómez

Interviews

Marcela Fernández Violante on Mexican Cinema
John Mosier
A Testimony from Nicaragua: An Interview with Nidia Bustos, the Coordinator of Mecate, and Nicaraguan Farm Workers' Theatre Movement
Ross Kidd

Volume 1 (1982) (out of print)

What's In a Name? Popular Culture Theories and Their Limitations
Jean Franco
The Fotonovela in Latin America
Cornelia Butler Flora
Mexican Popular Cinema of the 1970s: How Popular Was It?
Fernando Macotela
Popular Culture. A Myth?
Irene Herner
Gender Ambiguity and Class Stereotyping in the Mexican Fotonovela
Jane H. Hill and Carole Browner
Sport After Revolution: A Comparative Study of Cuba and Nicaragua
Eric A. Wagner
Chistes and Caricaturas, in the Mexican-American Press, Los Angeles, 1926-1927
Mario T. Garcia
Postal Images of Argentine Próceres: A Look at Selective Myth-Making
David Bushnell
Chinganas, Bailes, Máscaras, and the Prensa Chismosa: Three Aspects of Creole Culture in Nineteenth-Century Santiago de Chile
Gertrude Yeager
'Rius for Beginners: A Study in Comicbook Satire
Paula K. Speck
Cuban Chess, Propaganda and Bohemia
José Casimiro Ortal and Edward J. Tassinari
The Development of the Telenovela as the Pre-Eminent Form of Popular Culture in Brazil
Joseph D. Straubhaar
Mexican Popular Musical Culture and the Tradition of Música Popular in the City of Veracruz
David Stigberg
Brazil's Literatura de Cordel: Its Distribution and Adaptation to the Brazilian Mass Market
Mark Curran
The Importance of Popular Cinema in Latin America
John Mosier
Panamanian Popular Art From the Back of a Bus
Peter S. Briggs
Focalization: A Narratological Approach to Mexican Illustrated Stories
Georges-A. Parent

Interviews

Folk Music, Circuses, Variety Shows and Other Endangered Species: A Conversation with Julio Garcia Espinosa on the Preservation of Popular Culture in Cuba
Julianne Burton
Toward a Popular Cinema: An Interview with Nelson Pereira dos Santos"
Randal Johnson

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