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Description - The Latin American Cultural Studies Reader by Sarto Ana Del

Essays by intellectuals and specialists in Latin American cultural studies that provide a comprehensive view of the specific problems, topics, and methodologies of the field vis-a-vis British and U.S. cultural studies The Latin American Cultural Studies Reader brings together thirty-six field-defining essays by the most prominent theorists of Latin American cultural studies. Written over the past several decades, mostly in the 1980s and 1990s, these essays provide an assessment of Latin American cultural studies today, an account of the field's historical formation, and an outline of its significant ideological and methodological trends and theoretical controversies. With many essays appearing in English for the first time, this collection offers a comprehensive view of the specific problems, topics, and methodologies that characterize Latin American cultural studies vis-a-vis British and U.S. cultural studies. Considering literature, nationalism, soccer, cinema, postcolonialism, the Zapatistas, community radio, and much more, The Latin American Cultural Studies Reader is an invaluable resource for all those who want to understand the past, present, and future of Latin American culture.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780822333401
ISBN-10: 0822333406
Format: Paperback
Pages: 832
Imprint: Duke University Press
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publish Date: 25-Jul-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Sarto Ana Del

Ana Del Sarto is Assistant Professor of Latin American Cultures and Literatures at Bowling Green State University.Alicia Rios is Associate Professor of Latin American Literature at Universidad Simon Bolivar in Caracas, Venezuela.Abril Trigo is Associate Professor of Latin American Cultures at The Ohio State University.