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Drug Wars: Narco Representations in Media and Literature

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Drug Wars: Narco Representations in Media and Literature

Representations of Latin American (and Chicano) Narcos and Druglords in film, telenovelas, corridos, essays and novels and how these representations affect governmental policies. Films: Tropical Snow by Ciro Durán; The Camarena Story by Brian Gibson; Escobar, The King of Cokaine by Steven Dupler; True Story of Killing Pablo by David Keane; Kingpin by David Mills; El rey by José Antonio Dorado; Sumas y restas by Víctor Gaviria; María llena eres de gracia by Joshua Marston. Books: La reina del sur by Pérez-Reverte; Killing Pablo by Bowden; Drugs, Thugs, and Divas: Telenovelas and Narco-Dramas in Latin America by O. Hugo Benavides.