Buenos Aires: Perspectives on the City and Cultural Production

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Since the nineteenth century, Buenos Aires, the largest city of Spanish-speaking South America, has been one of the continent's major cultural centers. David Foster analyzes a standard aspect of Argentine culture, the tango, but with attention to gender issues; he looks at theater in terms of its interpretation of Argentine social life; the "dirty realism" of Enrique Medina provides a focus for marginal, subaltern, and suppressed sectors of the urban landscape; and gender emerges again in his discussion of photography ...

Buenos Aires: Perspectives on the City and Cultural Production 1998, University Press of Florida

ISBN-13: 9780813016139

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