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The places of history : regionalism revisited in Latin America

Author: Doris Sommer
Publisher: Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press, 1999.
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Presents literary criticism in the particularities of history to probe those gaps created by reading Latin American literature through the lenses of a totalising view of a globalised culture or  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Places of history.
Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press, 1999
(OCoLC)607275697
Online version:
Places of history.
Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press, 1999
(OCoLC)631639773
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Doris Sommer
ISBN: 0822323443 9780822323440 0822323109 9780822323105
OCLC Number: 40135227
Description: vi, 310 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Places of history: regionalism revisited in Latin America / Doris Sommer --
Corpus delicti / Josefina Ludmer --
Overwriting Pinochet: undoing the culture of fear in Chile / Mary Louise Pratt --
Historical meaning of cruelty in Machado de Assis / Roberto Schwarz --
Linguistic maps, literary geographies, and cultural landscapes: languages, languaging, and (Trans)nationalism / Walter D. Mignolo --
Lightning bolt yields to the rainbow: indigenous history and colonial semiosis in the Royal Commentaries of El Inca Garcilaso de la Vega / José Antonio Mazzotti --
True history of early modern writing in Spanish: some American reflections / Mary M. Gaylord --
Burden of modernity / Carlos J. Alonso --
Salvador Brau: the paradox of the Autonomista tradition / Arcadio Díaz-Quiñones --
Nation and mockery: the oppositional writings of Simón Rodríguez / Susana Rotker --
Melodrama, sex, and nation in Latin America's Fin de Siglo / Francine Masiello --
Italian opera in early national Mexico / Nancy Vogeley --
Real thing (our rigoberta) / John Beverley --
Reading loose women reading / Debra A. Castillo --
"Damnable iteration": the traps of political spectacle / Diana Taylor --
José Joaquín Fernández de Lizardi and the emergence of the Spanish American novel as national project / Antonio Benítez-Rojo --
Translation and revenge: Castilian and the origins of nationalism in the Philippines / Vicente L. Rafael --
Mexicans, foundational fictions, and the United States: Caballero, a late border romance / José E. Limón --
Repose of heroes / Julio Ramos --
His America, our America: José Martí reads Whitman / Sylvia Molloy --
Broken English memories / Juan Flores.
Responsibility: edited by Doris Sommer.

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