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Author Berg, Charles Ramírez, 1947- author.

Title The classical Mexican cinema : the poetics of the exceptional Golden Age films / Charles Ramírez Berg.

Publication Info. Austin : University of Texas Press, 2015.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    791.43 BER    Available
Edition First edition.
Description xi, 240 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Texas film and media studies series
Texas film and media studies series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-224) and index.
Contents Introduction : retheorizing Mexican film history -- Every picture tells a story : José Guadalupe Posada's protocinematic graphic art -- Enrique Rosas's el automóvil gris (1919) and the dawning of modern Mexican cinema -- The adoption of the Hollywood style and the transition to sound -- Mexican cinema comes of age : Fernando de Fuentes in the 1930s -- The cinematic invention of Mexico : the poetics and politics of the Fernández unit style -- Luis Buñuel in Mexico -- Three classical Mexican cinema genre films -- Conclusion : what happened to the classical Mexican cinema?.
Subject Motion pictures -- Mexico -- History.
Motion pictures, Mexican -- History and criticism.
Motion picture industry -- Mexico -- History.
ISBN 9781477302514 (cloth : acid-free paper)
1477302514 (cloth : acid-free paper)

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