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Telenovelas and soap operas: negotiating reality from the periphery

Slade, C (2003) 'Telenovelas and soap operas: negotiating reality from the periphery.' Media International Australia (106). ISSN 1329-878X

Abstract

Negotiating reality from the periphery Latin American telenovelas, like the Australasian soap operas, have been globally successful. It is a remarkable feature of this success that it has reversed the flow from the centres of production in Europe and the United States. I argue that we should assess these products from the 'periphery' in their own terms, and not through the lens of the industries of the heartland. I take the Mexican case as a specific example, and turn then to comparisons between the Australasian soap industry and that in Latin America.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information:

This issue of 'Media International Australia' was also guest edited by Dr. Slade.

Divisions: Chancelry
Date Deposited: 21 May 2014 15:54
Last Modified: 25 Feb 2015 13:34
URI: http://researchspace.bathspa.ac.uk/id/eprint/1961
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