Evita: The Real Life of Eva Peron - Epilogue Summary & Analysis

Nicholas Fraser
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Epilogue Summary and Analysis

In the 1970s, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice made a rock opera about Evita. It was incredibly successful worldwide and was somewhat sympathetic to her. It was the first British musical to break into Broadway. It was a form of glamor rock and was representative of popular culture taking politics less seriously. Evita became an almost silly symbol of meaningless, romantic politics. However, a spirit of feminism also accompanied her for some. A film version of her life was put together by Oliver Stone, but it was sidelined for years. Eventually Madonna was selected to play Evita and the Argentine government collaborated in the movie. Evita had become a relic of a bygone era. To some Argentinians, she was a symbol, a national hero to be fought over, someone many saw as a key figure in Argentina's history. The struggle...

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