“Love American Style”: Race, Cuban identity and cultural tyranny in Showtime’s Dexter

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dc.contributor.author Alexander, Donna Maria
dc.date.accessioned 2017-01-05T14:42:29Z
dc.date.available 2017-01-05T14:42:29Z
dc.date.issued 2012
dc.identifier.citation Alexander, D. M. 2012. “Love American Style”: Race, Cuban identity and cultural tyranny in Showtime’s Dexter. American Studies Today, 21, pp. 14-17. http://www.americansc.org.uk/Online/Online_2012/Dexter.html en
dc.identifier.issued 21 en
dc.identifier.startpage 14 en
dc.identifier.endpage 17 en
dc.identifier.issn 2044-8031
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/3432
dc.description.abstract This article focuses on representation of Cubans in the television series Dexter, paying particular attention to episode 1.5, ―Love American Style‖ with some brief references to other episodes. Assimilation, the American Dream, nationalism and crisis of identity are among the themes and issues that this article investigates. Border theory provides the dominant theoretical framework of the article. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher American Studies Resources Centre, Aldham Robarts Library, Liverpool John Moores University en
dc.relation.uri http://www.americansc.org.uk/Online/Online_2012/Dexter.html
dc.relation.uri http://www.americansc.org.uk/Online/Online_2012/ASToday_2012.pdf
dc.rights © Liverpool John Moores University and Donna Alexander, 2012. en
dc.subject Representation of Cubans in Television en
dc.subject Cuban identity en
dc.subject Dexter en
dc.subject.lcsh Dexter (Television program) en
dc.title “Love American Style”: Race, Cuban identity and cultural tyranny in Showtime’s Dexter en
dc.type Article (non peer-reviewed) en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Donna Maria Alexander, Digital Arts and Humanities Program, School of English, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: donna.alexander@ucc.ie en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.description.version Accepted Version en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle American Studies Today en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress donna.alexander@ucc.ie en

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