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Social Text (2003) 21 (3 (76)): 109–134.
Published: 01 September 2003
.... In this regard it is not my stated objective or interest to merely analyze Xica either as a telenovela (soap opera) per se, as a reflection of popular Brazil- ian racial discourse, or as part of a larger cinematographic tradition of Brazilian cultural representations. Such an analysis within the context...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (4 (69)): 53–65.
Published: 01 December 2001
... that the violence is portrayed as pervasive, as if the whole city were involved in criminality, instead of quite specific actors in particular places. Neto, Castro, and Lucas (1995) point out that the episode in Vigário Geral was given a synecdochal treatment, mimicking the serial unfolding of the telenovela...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (3 (136)): 71–91.
Published: 01 September 2018
..., of telemarketing, and telenovelas, of video-screens that penetrate into the favelas.” 41 To pose the problem of a deficit of visibility or insufficient access to visibility (a problem of incorrect representation) would miss the way certain structures of visual communication are widespread and participate...