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Cantinflas and the Chaos of Mexican Modernity : Jeffrey M. Pilcher :
For thirty years he served as a ‘weapon of the weak,’ satirizing corrupt officials and pompous elites who victimized Mexico’s urban poor. But most importantly, this balanced view is the result of the mexiczn social analysis of urban humor and culture that contextualizes the comedian’s contributions to popular culture.
This book helps to illuminate the social and cultural history of twentieth-century Mexico. Hector added it Jul 16, Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive?
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Diana Douglas added it Jan 01, For thirty years he served as a weapon of the weak, satirizing corrupt officials and pompous elites who victimized Mexico’s urban poor.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references p. Brian rated it liked it Nov 19, Popular passages Page – Press, and Reel to Real: Mary added it Feb 03, In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: Around the World or Just the Studio. Pilcher is professor of history at the University of Toronto Scarborough. Luis marked it as to-read Dec 11, A compelling examination of the modern Mexican state from the s through the end of the s.
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Contact Contact Us Help. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Be the first to ask a question about Cantinflas and the Chaos of Mexican Modernity. 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 Mexican national identity.
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