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Author Woods Peiró, Eva.

Title White Gypsies : race and stardom in Spanish musical films / Eva Woods Peiró
Published Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 337 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction : modernity, race, and visibility -- Time, racial otherness, and digressions in silent films of the 1920s -- Female spectacle in the display case of the roaring Twenties -- Racing for modernity : from black jazz to white Gypsy folklore -- The gypsy "problem" : law and spatial assimilation -- The Spanish solution : the folklorica and the fuehrer -- Recycling folkloricas : a queer Spain
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Ethnicity in motion pictures.
Musical films -- Spain -- History and criticism.
Race in motion pictures.
Romanies in motion pictures.
Romanies -- Spain -- Andalusia.
Stereotypes (Social psychology) in motion pictures.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
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081664585X (pb ; alk. paper)
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1299944132 (ebk)
9780816645848 (hc ; alk. paper)
9780816645855 (pb ; alk. paper)
9780816679492 (e-book)
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