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256 Pages | 10 black and white illustrations

9 x 6 inches

ISBN: 9781789620054

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Contested Identities in Costa Rica

Constructions of the Tico in Literature and Film

Liz Harvey-Kattou

Liverpool University Press

Contemporary Hispanic and Lusophone Cultures LUP

  • Most up-to-date consideration of national identity in Costa Rica
  • First book in English to consider both Costa Rican literature and film
  • The first book in English to comprehensively analyse Costa Rican film production
  • Uses first-hand interviews with a range of Costa Ricans
  • Demonstrates the ways in which counter discourses have evolved since the twentieth century

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