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American Film Studies | American Popular Culture | Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies | Film and Media Studies | Polynesian Studies | Race, Ethnicity and Post-Colonial Studies


In this article originally published in Public Books, Daniel Pollack-Pelzner wonders whether a Disney musical and a Lin-Manuel Miranda musical want the same thing.

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Daniel Pollack-Pelzner
Lin-Manuel meets Moana.
Public Books, 2016-12-02



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