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Latinoameričke telenovele kao kulturni, medijski i imagološki fenomen
Latinoamerican Tv Novels As A Cultural, Media And Image Phenomenon

Author(s): Katarina Šmakić
Subject(s): Cultural Essay, Political Essay, Societal Essay
Published by: Zavod za proučavanje kulturnog razvitka
Keywords: Latin American TV novels; mass media; media education; theory of media effects; phenomenon

Summary/Abstract: At the beginning of the twentieth century the era of progressive technological development has started and the new concept of “real” emerged, but the real events become the basis for the upgrade of the media industry. Technological revolution in the twentieth century led to the expansion of mass communication, radio, film, print, television, internet and other means of media that became available in every household. Latin American TV novels based on realistic narratives combine in a characteristic way the world of reality and fantasy supporting the system of social, ideological and political values. They become globally popular genre of television distribution outside the framework of Latin American countries. The global phenomenon of Latin American TV novels is processed in this work by critical analysis with special emphasis on their media, cultural and social aspects.

  • Issue Year: 2010
  • Issue No: 126/2
  • Page Range: 41-52
  • Page Count: 12
  • Language: Serbian