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Author Stavans, Ilan.
Title The riddle of Cantinflas [electronic resource] : essays on Hispanic popular culture / Illan Stavans.
Published Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2012.
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 Electronic Book  F1408.3 .S73 2012eb    ONLINE
Edition Rev. and expanded ed.
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 208 p.) : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface: íviva el kitsch! -- Immigration and authenticity -- Mother of exiles -- A dream act deferred -- Arrival: notes from an interloper -- Unmasking Marcos -- Íloterøa! or, the ritual of chance -- Santa Selena -- The novelist and the dictator -- The riddle of Cantinflas -- Mario Vargas Llosa: civilization versus barbarism -- The art of the ephemeral -- Sandra Cisneros: form over content -- Civility and Latinos -- José Guadalupe Posada: a profile -- Conversations: Language and empire (with Verónica Albin); Against biography (with Donald Yates); Redrawing the historieta (with Neal Sokol).
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Popular culture -- Latin America.
Kitsch -- Latin America.
Cantinflas, 1911-1993.
Alternate Title Hispanic popular culture
Related To Print version: Stavans, Ilan. The riddle of Cantinflas. Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2012. 9780826352569 0826352561 082635257X (DLC) 2012024672
ISBN 082635257X (electronic bk.)
9780826352576 (electronic bk.)
9780826352569 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0826352561 (pbk. : alk. paper)