Cantinflas and the Chaos of Mexican Modernity has 10 ratings and 3 reviews. Sergio said: It’s a good read, it contains some great analysis of the comedia. Cantinflas and the Chaos of Mexican Modernity. JEFFREY M. PILCHER: Wilmington, DE: SR Books, Well into the second half of his Cantinflas and the Chaos of the Mexican Modernity, Jeffrey M. Pilcher provides the conceptual key of a book that interweaves a.
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This is a valuable text for courses on Mexican history and Latin American film. Argentine Caudillo John Lynch. For thirty years he served as a “weapon of the weak,” satirizing corrupt officials and pompous elites who victimized Mexico’s urban poor. Gonzalo marked it as to-read Feb 18, Routledge, ; and Mark Winokur, American Laughter: Disorder and Progress Paul J.
Cantinflas and the Chaos of Mexican Modernity
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Pilcher’s biographical study is strongly grounded in primary and secondary cantknflas source materials. It finds a way to convey to the non-Spanish-speaking reader Cantinflas’s imaginative and wonderfully convoluted wordplay.
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For thirty years he served as a weapon of the weak, satirizing corrupt officials and pompous elites who victimized Mexico’s urban poor. Trivia About Cantinflas and teh I wish it were written in Spanish. Maciel, California State University Tracing the phenomenon of the Mexican film comic Cantinflas’s rise to fame and subsequent decline within the context of Mexican post-Revolutionary modernity, the author offers a sustained account of changing perceptions of Chxos national identity.
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Book ratings by Goodreads. And, while some critics may find objectionable the seemingly facile association of the actor’s biographical narrative with the narrative of a country in its convoluted quest for modernity the unquestioned assertion of the bookthose looking for relevant cultural interpretations will not be disappointed. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Contact Contact Us Help. Joanne marked it as to-read Mar 29, This is a valuable text for courses on Mexican history and Latin American film.
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