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Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-225) and index.
List of Illustrations; Preface; Introduction; Part I: The Female Body in Débora Arango; 1 The Female Nude: Porous Boundaries; 2 Landscape and Maternity Painting: Boundary Markers, Biopower and Birth; PART II: Gender, Identity and Desire in Laura Restrepo; 3 Performing Gender, Modernity and Television in Leopardo al Sol; 4 Mothers and Nomadic Subjects: La Novia Oscura; Part III: Women's Documentary Film: Slipping Discursive Frames; 5 Re-Reading Chircales: Interiority, the Girl and Documentary Desire.
6 Mother's Body, Daughter's Voice: Female Genealogy, Invasión and Cinema in La Mirada de Myriam7 Gender Performances and Narratives of Place, Modernity and Desire in La Sierra; Conclusion; Works Cited; Index.
This book explores crucial moments in the emergence of feminine culture in Colombia hitherto unexamined in English-language criticism through an examination of the work of ground-breaking artist Débora Arango, best-selling novelist Laura Restrepo, and three generations of documentary filmmakers.