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Mythologizing the internal Other: rural tradition as antidote to modern civilization

Michela Coletta

in Decadent Modernity: Civilisation and 'Latinidad' in Spanish America, 1880-1920

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941312
eISBN:
9781789629040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941312.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The emergence of literary and cultural criollismo has usually been looked at in the context of early-twentieth-century nationalism. While these analyses have contributed to a better understanding of ... More


Introduction: ‘Where are we, and how did we get here?’

Lisa Purse

in Contemporary Action Cinema

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638178
eISBN:
9780748670857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638178.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The chapter explores the challenges in defining action cinema as a popular form, given its inherent genre hybridity. It suggests that the action film creates fantasies of empowerment which combine a ... More


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