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Latin American narratives and cultural identity : selected readings

Author: Irene Maria Blayer; Mark Cronlund Anderson
Publisher: New York : P. Lang, 2004.
Series: Latin America (Peter Lang Publishing), v. 7.
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"This book presents a selection of fourteen provocative and unique essays that represent the views of exciting new scholarship on narratives and cultural identity in Latin America. In so doing, it balances theory, methodology, and description. The essays in this volume deliver a clarion mix of original voices and cutting-edge approaches to the exploration of the topics, which reflect diverse perspectives on Latin  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Latin American narratives and cultural identity.
New York : P. Lang, 2004
(OCoLC)654826942
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Irene Maria Blayer; Mark Cronlund Anderson
ISBN: 0820463205 9780820463209
OCLC Number: 51519737
Description: x, 258 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Story-telling and cultural identity in Latin America / Mario J. Valdés --
The Mexican corrido : identity configurations, time, and truth claims / Daniel F. Chamberlain --
Two radical storytellers for the young (and) old / Martha J. Nandorfy --
History after history's end : cultural reconstruction in Margarita, está linda la mar / Stephen Henighan --
Narratives of trauma from the Southern cone / Yvonne S. Unnold --
Rethinking transculturation and hybridity : an Andean perspective / Elizabeth Monasterios --
Metaphoric narration in Mesoamerican tradition / Elena M. De Costa --
The Dreadren and the message : of martyrdom and mythopoiesis in Caribbean literature / Jerome Branche --
Créole, culture et oralité aux Antilles françaises / Diana Ramassamy --
Clarice Lispector's A hora da estrela : through the lens of Suzana Amaral / Cristina Santos --
Métamorphose volatile de l'âme du guerrier : une croyance mythique dans le Mexique ancien / Marie Chompré Sautron --
O baetat existe realmente? / Vanderci de Andrade Aguilera --
El mito de la conspiración en el imaginario político de los periódicos de Bahía Blanca (Provincia de Buenos Aires) durante el primer gobierno radical, 1916-1922 / Laura Llull --
The legend of La Llorona : excavating and (re)interpreting the archetype of the creative/fertile feminine force / M. Figueredo.
Series Title: Latin America (Peter Lang Publishing), v. 7.
Responsibility: edited by Irene Maria F. Blayer & Mark Cronlund Anderson.
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"This book presents a selection of fourteen provocative and unique essays that represent the views of exciting new scholarship on narratives and cultural identity in Latin America. In so doing, it balances theory, methodology, and description. The essays in this volume deliver a clarion mix of original voices and cutting-edge approaches to the exploration of the topics, which reflect diverse perspectives on Latin American culture and literature. The contributions feature analyses of Latin American oral tradition, cultural identity, memory construction, storytelling, literary truth-claims, myth, autobiography, cultural policy and history, folk art, and cinema."--BOOK JACKET.

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