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Dream factories of a former colony

JosГ© B. Capino

Dream factories of a former colony

American fantasies, Philippine cinema

by JosГ© B. Capino

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Published by University of Minnesota Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motion pictures,
  • Culture in motion pictures,
  • Motion pictures and globalization,
  • Motion pictures and transnationalism,
  • In motion pictures,
  • Civilization,
  • Imperialism in motion pictures,
  • National characteristics, American, in motion pictures,
  • Myth in motion pictures,
  • American influences

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJosé B. Capino
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1993.5.P5 C37 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxiii, 290 p. :
    Number of Pages290
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25064888M
    ISBN 109780816669714, 9780816669721
    LC Control Number2010019918

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These schools are here to take over for the business of producing dreams. José B. Capino is Associate Professor of English and Cinema Studies at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

His first book, Dream Factories of a Former Colony, received the prize in cultural studies from the Association for Asian American Studies.