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The Fotonovela

a selected bibliography


Carrillo, L., and T. Thomas. "The fotonovela as a cultural bridge for Hispanic Women in the United States." Journal of Popular Cultures. 17.3 (1983): Print.

Demir, F., E. Ozsaker, and A. Ilce. "The quality and suitability of written educational materials." Journal of Clinical Nursing. 17.2 (2008): 259-265. Print.

Flora, C. B. (1980). Fotonovelas: message creation and reception. Journal of Popular Culture, 14, 524-539.

Flora, C. "The fotonovela in America." Studies in Latin American Popular Culture. 4 (1985): 84-94. Print.

Flora, C. B. (1980). Women in latin american fotonovelas: from cinderella to mata hari. Women's Studies: An International Quarterly, 1, 95-104.

Fuglesang, Andreas. "Applied Communications in Developing Countries." Dag Hammarskjold Foundation. (1973): Print.

Herner, Irene. "Mitos y onitors: Historietas y Fotonovelas en Mexico." D.F.: Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico. (1979): Print.

Hill, J. H. (1982). Fotonovela roja: una historia de femando curiel. Studies in Latin American popular culture, 1, 253

Hill, J., and C. Browner. "Gender ambiguity and class stereotyping in the Mexican fotonovela." Studies in Latin American Popular Culutre. 1. (1982): 48-64. Print.

Richard, Charles Granston . "The Provision of Popular Reading Materials." Paris: Unesco. (1959): Print.

Valle, R., A. Yamada, and C. Matiella. "Fotonovelas: A Health Literacy Tool for Educating Latino Older Adults About Dementia." Clinical Gerontologist. 30.1 (2006): 71-87. Print.

Wang, C. and M. Burris "Empowerment through the photo novella. Portraits of participation." Health Education Quarterly. 21. (1994): 171-186. Print.

"Understanding Print: A Survey in Rural Lesotho of People's Ability to Understand Text and Illustrations." Lesotho Distance Teaching Centre. Print.



Laubach, Frank C. and Robert S. "Towards World Literacy." Syracuse: Syracuse University Press. (1969): Print.

Leibtag, S. and H. Rigby. "Photonovelas and comic books for family planning: Overview packet." Baltimore, MD: John’s Hopkins University, Center for Communications Programs. (1989): Print.

Parlato, R., M. Burns Parlato, and B.J. Cain. "Fotonovelas and comic books: The use of popular graphic media in development." Agency for International Development. (1980): Print.


Online Articles

Associated Press. "Using Fiction in a Real Fight Against Drugs." New York Times (2006): Web. 25 Aug 2010.

Marzolla, A., and A. Yau. "The Agua Pura Fotonovela Project: Latino Community Engagement in Water Quality Education."(2007): Web. 25 Aug 2010.

Unger, J., M. Braon, G. Molina, and S. Cotreras. “Sweet Temptations” a fotonovela for diabetes education." Hispanic Healthcare International (2008): n. pag. Web. 30 Aug 2010.