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Volume 29 (2011)

Studies in Latin American Popular Culture
“La carrera de la muerte”: Death, Driving, and Rituals of Modernization in 1950s Mexico
J. Brian Freeman
Memories of Che: Forging a Postmodern Radicalism in Cultural Studies?
John A. Gronbeck-Tedesco
Mulas y arrieros: Narcotráfi co y los correos de la cocaine en la literatura colombiana contemporánea
Jorge González del Pozo
What Is a Corrido? Musical Analysis and Narrative Function
Ric Alviso
Telling Identities: Crime Narratives for Local and International Markets in María, Full of Grace (Marston, 2004) and Rosario Tijeras (Maillé, 2005)
Florencia Cortés-Conde
From Girly Men to Manly Men: The Evolving Representation of Male Homosexuality in Twenty-First Century Telenovelas
Julee Tate
“Amarrado al recuerdo”—The Memory Dimension in Classical Tango Lyrics
J.N.F.M à Campo
How to Read Chico Bento: Brazilian Comics and National Identity
Jennifer Manthei
Actuar para (sobre)vivir: Rock nacional y cumbia villera en Argentina
Timothy Wilson y Mara Favoretto
El narcocorrido religioso: usos y abusos de un género
Juan Carlos Ramírez-Pimienta

Interviews

On Pirate Cinema and Crying in Airports: A Conversation with Alberto Fuguet
Brantley Nicholson and Lucia Reinaga
La ficción paranoica y el nacimiento de la novela policial: una entrevista con Ricardo Piglia
Camilo Hernández-Castellanos y Jeff Lawrence

Book Reviews and Review Essays

Latin American Melodrama: Passion, Pathos, and Entertainment Ed. Darlene J. Sadlier
Reviewed by Cacilda Rêgo
Sujetos transnacionales: la negociación en cine y literatura by Nayibe Bermúdez Barrios
Reviewed by Cecilia Saenz-Roby
La novela sicaresca. Testimonio, sensacionalismo y ficción by Margarita Jácome
Reviewed Aldona Bialowas Pobutsky
The Berimbau: Soul of Brazilian Music by Eric A. Galm
Reviewed by Marcus Brasileiro