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Cinesonidos: Film Music and National Identity During Mexico's Época de Oro

Jacqueline Avila

Abstract

Cinesonidos: Film Music and National Identity During Mexico’s Época de Oro is the first book-length study concerning the function of music in the prominent genres structured by the Mexican film industry. Integrating primary source material with film music studies, sound studies, and Mexican film and cultural history, this project closely examines examples from five significant film genres that developed during the 1930s through 1950s. These genres include the prostitute melodrama, the fictional indigenista film (films on indigenous themes or topics), the cine de añoranza porfiriana (films of P ... More

Keywords: film music, cine mexicano, Mexicanidad, cultural identity, cinema, national identity

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780190671303
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190671303.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jacqueline Avila, author
Associate Professor of Musicology, University of Tennessee