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The role of Lucha Libre in the construction of Mexican male identity

Pereda, J and Murrieta-Flores, P (2011) The role of Lucha Libre in the construction of Mexican male identity. Networking Knowledge: Journal of the MeCCSA Postgraduate Network, 4 (1). ISSN 1755-9944

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Abstract

Lucha Libre has played an important role in Mexican culture since the late 1950s. The sport became famous mainly due to its masked wrestlers, who incorporated their own family traditions, beliefs and fears into the design of their masks, transforming an ordinary person into a fearless character.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Masculinity; Latin America; Lucha Libre; Personas; Film Studies; Gender
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
Divisions: Liverpool School of Art and Design
Publisher: Media Communications & Cultural Studies Association
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Date Deposited: 28 Sep 2017 09:10
Last Modified: 28 Sep 2017 09:10
URI: http://researchonline.ljmu.ac.uk/id/eprint/7226

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