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Seeing politics otherwise : vision in Latin American and Iberian fiction

Author: Patricia I Vieira
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©2011.
Series: University of Toronto romance series (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"When confronting twentieth-century political oppression and violence, writers and artists in Portugal and South America have often emphasized the complex relationship between freedom and tyranny. In Seeing Politics Otherwise, Patricia Vieira uses an interdisciplinary approach to explore the interrelation of politics and representations of vision and blindness in Latin American and Iberian literature, film, and art.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Named Person: Graciliano Ramos; José Saramago; Graciliano Ramos; José Saramago
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia I Vieira
ISBN: 1442695285 9781442695283
OCLC Number: 785775139
Description: 1 online resource (x, 198 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Introduction: Shadows of vision --
1. At the blink of an eye : vision, ethics, and politics --
2. Darkness and the animal in Graciliano Ramos's Memórias do cárcere (Memoirs of prison) --
3. Twists of the blindfold in art, fiction, and film --
4. The reason of vision : variations on subjectivity in José Saramago's Ensaio sobre a cegueira (Blindness).
Series Title: University of Toronto romance series (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: Patrícia Vieira.

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'Insightful exploration of blindness and its cultural representations... This thought-provoking study is also accessible and relevant to those working beyond Hispanic and Lusophone Studies.' -- Read more...

 
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