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Bodies, texts, and ghosts : writing on literature and law in colonial Latin America

Author: Raúl Marrero-Fente
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, ©2010.
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This book encourages adopting a transatlantic perspective, thinking across geographical borders to examine the reciprocal cultural exchange between Spain and Spanish America during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. The varied written formats adopted by early modern writers in Spain and the Americas are examined: epic poetry, chronicles, legal documents, lyric poetry, and historical narratives. Through a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Marrero-Fente, Raúl.
Bodies, texts, and ghosts.
Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, ©2010
(OCoLC)768076524
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Raúl Marrero-Fente
ISBN: 9780761852353 0761852352 9780761852360 0761852360
OCLC Number: 644646727
Description: xi, 121 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Spectral agency : epic, loss and the work of mourning in Colonial Latin American literature --
Phantom texts, scientific knowledge and cultural geography in La Conquista del Perú (1538) --
Epic, haunting, and violence in Los actos y hazañas valerosas del capitán Diego Hernândez de Serpa (1564) by Pedro de la Cadena --
Female agency and Araucanian ghosts : the work of mourning in La Araucana (1569) by Alonso de Ercilla --
Phantom authorship, Amerindian bodies, and slavery in Nuevo mundo y conquista (1580) by Francisco de Terrazas --
Aztec ghosts and the voice of death in romances and songs related to the conquest of Mexico --
Spectral texts and ghost author in Historia de la Invención de las Indias (1525) by Fernán Pérez de Oliva --
Literature, memory, and mourning : the trauma of conquest in La Florida (1605) by Inca Garcilaso de la Vega --
The afterlife of colonial legal texts : Spanish legal imperialism and the conquest of America --
Human rights and academic discourse : teaching Las Casas-Sepulveda debate in the times of the Iraq War.
Other Titles: Writing on literature and law in colonial Latin America
Responsibility: Raúl Marrero-Fente.
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