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- DescriptionThe golden age of Mexican cinema, which spanned the 1930s through to the 1950s, saw Mexico's film industry become one ofthe most productive in the world, exercising a decisive influence on national culture and identity. In the first major study of the global reception and impact of Mexican Golden Age cinema, this book captures the key aspects of its international success, from its role in forming a stalgic cultural landscape for Mexican emigrants working in the United States, to its ecomic and cultural influence on Latin America, Spain and Yugoslavia. Challenging existing perceptions, the authors reveal how its film industry helped establish Mexico as a long standing centre of cultural influence for the Spanish-speaking world and beyond.
- Author BiographyRobert Irwin is Professor and Chancellor's Fellow in the Department of Spanish and Portugese at the University of California, USA. He is the author of Bandits, Captives, Heroines and Saints: Cultural Icons of Mexico's Northwest Borderlands (2007), and co-editor of Dictionary of Latin American Cultural Studies (2011). Mariacruz Castro Ricalde is Professor of Humanities at the Tecnologico de Monterry, Mexico. She is the author and co-editor of several books on Mexican culture and literature in Spanish, including El Cine Mexicano se Impone (2012).
- Author(s)Maricruz Ricalde
- PublisherBritish Film Institute
- Date of Publication30/10/2013
- SubjectFilm, TV & Radio
- Series TitleCultural Histories of Cinema
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintBFI Publishing
- Content Note240 p.
- Weight598 g
- Width172 mm
- Height234 mm
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