Images of Latin America in the body and costumes of Carmen Miranda’s stylized “baiana”: social memory and identity

Mara Rúbia Sant’Anna, Káritha Bernardo Macedo

Resumo


This is a study on the costumes worn by Carmen Miranda during the Hollywood film “Week-End in Havana”, released in 1941. It analyzes the elements of costume and discusses how they are appropriate in the current fashion discourse reinforcing or perpetuating, somehow, the discourse about Brazil and Latin America created by the performance of Carmen many decades ago


Palavras-chave


Carmen Miranda; stylized “Baiana” costume; identity; social memory

Texto Completo:

PDF (English)


DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17231/comsoc.24(2013).1783

Apontamentos

  • Não há apontamentos.


Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

 

 

 

 

 

 

...............................................................................................................

 

.:: LASICS ::.
Centro de Estudos de Comunicação e Sociedade (CECS)
Universidade do Minho, campus de Gualtar
4710-057 Braga - Portugal

Revista Comunicação e Sociedade
ISSN 2183-3575 (online)
ISSN 1645-2089 (print)
Prefixo DOI: 10.17231