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From Ancient Greek Drama to Argentina's ‘Dirty War’; Antígona Furiosa: On Bodies and the State

María Florencia Nelli

in Interrogating Antigone in Postmodern Philosophy and Criticism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199559213
eISBN:
9780191594403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559213.003.0020
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Griselda Gambaro's play Antígona Furiosa was written and staged after Gambaro's exile as a consequence of Argentina's so‐called ‘Dirty War’ in the mid‐1970s. This chapter discusses Gambaro's play, ... More


Epilogue: “The Bones Will Tell Us What Happened”

Alexander Aviña

in Specters of Revolution: Peasant Guerrillas in the Cold War Mexican Countryside

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199936571
eISBN:
9780199345830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936571.003.0009
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The epilogue explores the effects and ravages of the “Dirty War” that continue to haunt Guerrero some forty years after soldiers killed Lucio Cabañas. For many in contemporary Guerrero, the episodes ... More


Juan José Campanella: Historical Memory And Accountability in El Secreto De Sus Ojos (The Secret In Their Eyes 2009)

Dolores Tierney

in New Transnationalisms in Contemporary Latin American Cinemas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748645732
eISBN:
9781474445238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748645732.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores Juan José Campanella and his Oscar winning El secreto de sus ojos (The Secret in Their Eyes 2009). Unlike the other transnational auteurs focused upon in the book, he has not ... More


The Ideological Origins of the Dirty War: Fascism, Populism, and Dictatorship in Twentieth Century Argentina

Federico Finchelstein

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199930241
eISBN:
9780199372256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199930241.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The book tells the history of modern Argentina as seen from the perspective of political violence and ideology. It focuses on the theory and practice of the fascist idea in Argentine political ... More


State Terrorism

Federico Finchelstein

in The Ideological Origins of the Dirty War: Fascism, Populism, and Dictatorship in Twentieth Century Argentina

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199930241
eISBN:
9780199372256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199930241.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The last military dictatorship in Argentina (1976-1983) was many things. Outside its concentration camps it presented the facade of a typical authoritarian state. Within them, however, it was ... More


A Poor People’s Revolution

Alexander Aviña

in Specters of Revolution: Peasant Guerrillas in the Cold War Mexican Countryside

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199936571
eISBN:
9780199345830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936571.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter 6 follows Lucio Cabañas in his organization of a separate peasant guerrilla army in the mountain ranges of Guerrero from 1967 to 1974 and the launching of a “revolution of the poor.” The ... More


Finding Tango: From the Golden Age to the Twenty-First Century

Carolyn Merritt

in Tango Nuevo

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813042190
eISBN:
9780813043029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042190.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Dance

Surveying the parallel histories of Argentina and the tango, Chapter 2 highlights the particular place of the country and its most famous dance in the global imaginary, as well as the impact of ... More


The Art of Disappearance: Remembering Political Violence in Argentina and Chile

Shohini Chaudhuri

in Cinema of the Dark Side: Atrocity and the Ethics of Film Spectatorship

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748642632
eISBN:
9781474408554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642632.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores concerns with memory in films about the disappearances in Chile and Argentina, which encompass thrillers, poetic, performative and animated documentaries, and surreal ... More


Dance as the Art of Survival

Victoria Fortuna

in Moving Otherwise: Dance, Violence, and Memory in Buenos Aires

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190627010
eISBN:
9780190627058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190627010.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter demonstrates how contemporary dance moved otherwise as a strategy of survival during the last military dictatorship (1976–83), a period synonymous with the forced disappearance of an ... More


Uniform Consensus

Regina A. Root

in Couture and Consensus: Fashion and Politics in Postcolonial Argentina

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816647934
eISBN:
9781452945965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816647934.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines Esteban Echeverría’s literary work “El matadero” (“The Slaughterhouse”) and its political implications in Argentina. “El matadero” is a story of a Unitarian who refrained from ... More


Héctor’s Hermeneutics: Radical Readings and Christian Liberation in Santa Fe de Veraguas, 1968–1971

Ezer Vierba

in The Singer's Needle: An Undisciplined History of Panamá

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780226342313
eISBN:
9780226342597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226342597.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Father Héctor Gallego, a Liberation Theology priest, worked in the highland region of Santa Fe de Veraguas between 1966 and 1971. Heading the National Guard’s 1968 coup, and after wresting control of ... More


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