From the Modern to the Postmodern
This book brings together these two extremely significant aspects of the Cuban revolutionary process by examining issues of gender and gender relations in six Cuban films produced between 1974 and 1990. Using close textual analysis and theoretical insights from feminism and postmodernism, the author argues that the portrayal of aspects of gender relations in Cuban cinema developed along a progressive path, from expressions of the modern to expressions of the postmodern.
Acknowledgements vii Introduction 1 Chapter 1 Machismo, Masculinity and the Modern 47 Chapter 2 Machismo on Screen 81 Chapter 3 Sexuality and Motherhood 125 Chapter 4 The Mother on Screen 157 Chapter 5 Cuba and the Postmodern 203 Chapter 6 The Postmodern on Screen 237 Conclusion 287 Bibliography 301 vi Filmography 317 Index 321
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