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Latina/o Stars in U.S. Eyes
Language: en
Pages: 212
Authors: Mary Beltrán
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: University of Illinois Press

A penetrating analysis of the construction of Latina/o stardom in U.S. film, television, and celebrity culture since the 1920s
Latinos and American Popular Culture
Language: en
Pages: 491
Authors: Patricia M. Montilla
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-10-10 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

This book offers a complete overview of the contributions of U.S. Latinos to American popular culture and examines the emergence of the U.S. Latino identity.
Latina/o Discourse in Vernacular Spaces
Language: en
Pages: 332
Authors: Michelle A. Holling, Bernadette M. Calafell
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-02-22 - Publisher: Lexington Books

Voz, or voice, thematically structures the twleve original essays of Latina/o Discourse in Vernacular Spaces. This collection extends the study of Latina/o communication, in particular vernacular expressions covering a wide array of inquiries. The essays address such diverse topics as foundational developments, the intersection of culture, theory and disciplinarity, challenges
Humor and Latina/o Camp in Ugly Betty
Language: en
Pages: 198
Authors: Tanya González, Eliza Rodriguez y Gibson
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-07-29 - Publisher: Lexington Books

Humor and Latina/o Camp in Ugly Betty: Funny Looking expands the vista of critical approaches to comedy and representational politics on mainstream television from an interdisciplinary Latina/o studies approach. González and Rodriguez y Gibson examine how Ugly Betty uses humor and Latina/o camp to reframe socially charged issues on the
Shining in Shadows
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Murray Pomerance
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-10-19 - Publisher: Rutgers University Press

In the 2000s, new technologies transformed the experiences of movie-going and movie-making, giving us the first generation of stars to be just as famous on the computer screen as on the silver screen. Shining in Shadows examines a wide range of Hollywood icons from a turbulent decade for the film