Telenovela: Soap Opera in Latin America
November 2, 2006 Thursday 3PM CT
Romance, beauty, deception, and double crossed plotlines are the characteristics of any good soap opera. This hour on Here on Earth: Radio Without Borders, Jean and her guests discuss the phenomenon of telenovelas.
- Denise Bielby, professor of sociology at University of California-Santa Barbara, co-author of "Opening Up America? The Telenovelization of U.S. Soap Operas"
- C. Lee Harrington, professor of sociology at Miami University of of Ohio, co-author of "Openning Up America? The Telenovelization of U.S. Soap Operas"