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Volume 31, 2013

Table of Contents

Editor’s Preface

pp. 1-2


From Superhero to National Hero: The Populist Myth of El Santo

pp. 3-27

Acts of Love: Popular Performance and Community Encounters in the Favela

pp. 28-49

Beat Mexico

pp. 50-68

The Latin American Liberator Simón Bolívar in Miami: Six Images, Five Locations

pp. 69-84

Heroic Journeys: The Immigrant Experience as the Hero’s Journey in El Norte and La misma luna

pp. 85-98

Sambando New Orleans: Dancing Race, Gender, and Place with Casa Samba

pp. 99-119

Ethics, Political Symbols, and Comparative Cultural Analysis: The Case of Chile

pp. 120-137

The Role of Cafundó’s (2005) Official Website in the Film’s Revision of Brazilianness

pp. 138-156

Narcocorridos: Antecedentes de la tradición corridística y del narcotráfico en México

pp. 157-183

Book Reviews and Review Essays

New Trends in Argentine and Brazilian Cinema ed. by Cacilda Rêgo and Carolina Rocha (review)

pp. 184-186

Mexico, Nation in Transit by Christina L. Sisk (review)

pp. 186-189

The Maya of Modernism: Art, Architecture, and Film by Jesse Lerner (review)

pp. 189-193

Laws of Chance: Brazil’s Clandestine Lottery and the Making of Urban Public Life by Amy Chazkel (review)

pp. 193-195

Everyday Reading: Print Culture and Collective Identity in the Río de la Plata, 1780–1910 by William Garret Acree Jr. (review)

pp. 195-197

The Emergence of Latin American Science Fiction by Rachel Haywood Ferreira (review)

pp. 197-199

Latin American Cinemas: Local Views and Transnational Connections ed. by Nayibe Bermúdez Barrios (review)

pp. 199-201

Women in Mexican Folk Art: Of Promises, Betrayals, Monsters and Celebrities by Eli Bartra (review)

pp. 201-202

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