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El charco, el Diablo y la Tutti Frutti: hacia un imaginario eulatino transnacional en Frances Negrón-Muntaner, Lourdes Portillo y Helena Solberg

Abstract This dissertation is a comparative study of three contemporary women filmmakers: Puerto Rican Frances Negrón-Muntaner, Chicana director Lourdes Portillo, and Brazilian director Helena Solberg. Informed by transnational theory, politics of location, feminism on the border, and approaches to documentary filmmaking, the study examines three filmic texts: Brincando el charco: Portrait of a Puerto Rican (1994), The Devil Never Sleeps/El diablo nunca duerme (1994), and Carmen Miranda: Bananas Is My Business (1994). Each film is narrated by a female voice who juxtaposes her personal and transnational identity with history to tell her migration story before and after returning to her country of origin. An objective of the study is to demonstrate ho... (more)
Created Date 2011
Contributor Valenzuela, Norma A. (Author) / Hernández-G, Manuel De Jesús (Advisor) / Foster, David W. (Committee member) / Mcelroy, Isis (Committee member) / Sánchez, Marta (Committee member) / Elenes, C. Alejandra (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Hispanic American studies / Latin American studies / Women's studies / Comparative / Feminist / Filmmakers / Imaginary / Latina / Transnationalism
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 295 pages
Language English
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Note Ph.D. Spanish 2011
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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