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Author Martin, Deborah.

Title Painting, Literature and Film in Colombian Feminine Culture, 1940-2005 : Of Border Guards, Nomads and Women
Published Woodbridge : Boydell & Brewer Ltd., 2012
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Description 1 online resource (254 pages)
Series Monografías A ; v. 307
Monografías A
Contents List of Illustrations; Preface; Introduction; Part I: The Female Body in Débora Arango; 1 The Female Nude: Porous Boundaries; 2 Landscape and Maternity Painting: Boundary Markers, Biopower and Birth; PART II: Gender, Identity and Desire in Laura Restrepo; 3 Performing Gender, Modernity and Television in Leopardo al Sol; 4 Mothers and Nomadic Subjects: La Novia Oscura; Part III: Women's Documentary Film: Slipping Discursive Frames; 5 Re-Reading Chircales: Interiority, the Girl and Documentary Desire
6 Mother's Body, Daughter's Voice: Female Genealogy, Invasión and Cinema in La Mirada de Myriam7 Gender Performances and Narratives of Place, Modernity and Desire in La Sierra; Conclusion; Works Cited; Index
Summary This book explores crucial moments in the emergence of feminine culture in Colombia hitherto unexamined in English-language criticism through an examination of the work of ground-breaking artist Débora Arango, best-selling novelist Laura Restrepo, and three generations of documentary filmmakers
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-225) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Arango Pérez, Débora -- Criticism and interpretation.
Restrepo, Laura -- Criticism and interpretation.
Documentary films -- Colombia -- History and criticism.
Feminism and art -- Colombia.
Feminism and literature -- Colombia.
Feminism and motion pictures -- Colombia.
Feminism -- Colombia.
Motion pictures and women -- Colombia.
Women and literature -- Colombia.
Women and the arts -- Colombia.
Women in art.
Women in literature.
Women -- Colombia -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1283836661