The bandido, the harlot, the male buffoon, the female clown, the Latin lover, and the dark lady--these have been the defining, and demeaning, images of Latinos in U.S. cinema for more than a century. In this book, Charles Ramirez Berg develops an innovative theory of stereotyping that accounts for the persistence of such images in U.S. popular culture. He also explores how Latino actors and filmmakers have actively subverted and resisted such stereotyping. In the first part of the book, Berg sets forth his theory of ...

Latino Images in Film: Stereotypes, Subversion, and Resistance 2002, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

ISBN-13: 9780292709072

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Latino Images in Film: Stereotypes, Subversion, and Resistance 2002, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

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