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Conclusion: Love Bites

Paul Julian Smith

in Dramatized Societies: Quality Television in Spain and Mexico

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781781383247
eISBN:
9781786944054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383247.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

The Conclusion explores the relation between the quality TV treated in this book and the so-called “ordinary television” of Spain and Mexico (telebasura, telenovela). It argues, finally and against ... More


Introduction

John Sinclair

in Latin American Television: A Global View

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159308
eISBN:
9780191673580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159308.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

In order to understand how the globalisation of television production and distribution has developed, it is necessary to take language and culture into account as primary ‘market forces’ which enable ... More


Love in Africa

Jennifer Cole and Lynn M. Thomas (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226113524
eISBN:
9780226113555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226113555.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

In recent years, scholarly interest in love has flourished. Historians have addressed the rise of romantic love and marriage in Europe and the United States, while anthropologists have explored the ... More


Transnational Telenovela: From Mexico to Madrid, via Barcelona

in Spanish Screen Fiction: Between Cinema and Television

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312014
eISBN:
9781846315732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846312014.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses the reception of transnational telenovela. It investigates the failure of the long-running television serial, whether local or foreign, on Spanish national broadcasting, when ... More


Transnational Telenovela Redux: <i>Sin tetas no hay paraíso</i> [Without Tits You Won’t Get to Heaven] (Tele 5, 2008–9)

Paul Julian Smith

in Dramatized Societies: Quality Television in Spain and Mexico

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781781383247
eISBN:
9781786944054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383247.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Chapter 2 also focuses on gender politics, but relating to a newly transnational context for Spain and Spanish television. Treating a unique example, the adaptation of a Colombian narcotelenovela to ... More


Carioca Orientalism: Morocco in the Imaginary of a Brazilian

Waïl S. Hassan

in The Global South Atlantic

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277872
eISBN:
9780823280490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277872.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

If Orientalism is a discourse of Western mastery over the “Orient,” as Edward Said argued, what happens when it “travels” to another part of the imperialized world? What are the contours of Brazilian ... More


Neoliberals also Cry: El Libro Semanal and the U.S. Cultural Model

Bruce Campbell

in ¡Viva La Historieta!: Mexican Comics, NAFTA, and the Politics of Globalization

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731262
eISBN:
9781621030706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731262.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter examines NIESA Editores’ popular weekly historieta in El Libro Semanal (The Weekly Book) series. El Libro Semanal leverages the critical aesthetic difference between the fate-centered ... More


Bodies for Export!: The Pliable Economy of Beauty and Passion in Colombia

Felicity Amaya Schaeffer

in Love and Empire: Cybermarriage and Citizenship across the Americas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785980
eISBN:
9780814724927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785980.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter situates interviews with women who attended the Cali tour alongside media representations of beauty and desire in telenovelas, advertisements, beauty pageants, and films, as well as in ... More


The Power of Screen Stories

Carl Plantinga

in Screen Stories: Emotion and the Ethics of Engagement

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190867133
eISBN:
9780190867171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190867133.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Stories presented on screens have the potential to influence individuals and cultures because they are pervasive, because they are stories (in narrative form), and because they partake of the special ... More


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