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Lisa Shaw

Lisa Shaw is a Reader in Portuguese and Brazilian Studies at the University of Liverpool. She is the author of The Social History of the Brazilian Samba (1999), and co-author (with Stephanie Dennison) of Popular Cinema in Brazil (2004) and Brazilian National Cinema (2007). She co-edited (with Rob Stone) the book Screening Songs in Hispanic and Lusophone Cinema (2012), and was awarded a Senior Research Fellowship by the Leverhulme Trust to complete a research project entitled ‘Tropical Travels: Brazilian Popular Culture Abroad, 1870-1945’ in 2012. 

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  • My five favourite Carmen Miranda films

    To mark the publication of her new study of flamboyant star Carmen Miranda, Lisa Shaw chooses the Brazilian Bombshell’s five greatest films.

    Thursday, February 28, 2013

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