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Appropriating theory : Ángel Rama's critical work

Author: José Eduardo González
Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland : Project Muse, Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, 2017. [2017]
Series: Illuminations (Pittsburgh, Pa.)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Angel Rama (1926-1983) is a major figure in Latin American literary and cultural studies, but little has been published on his critical work. In this study, José Eduardo González focuses on Rama's response to and appropriation of European critics like Walter Benjamin, Theodor Adorno, and Georg Lukács. González argues that Rama realized the inapplicability of many of their theories and descriptions of cultural  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Named Person: Angel Rama; Angel Rama
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: José Eduardo González
ISBN: 9780822982845 0822982846
OCLC Number: 1001412604
Description: 1 online resource (1 PDF (x, 232 pages))
Contents: Introduction --
Debates, dreams, and fears --
Nature and interior --
Origins of transculturation --
Mediations --
Technique and technology --
The burden of exile --
Misunderstanding Foucault --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Illuminations (Pittsburgh, Pa.)
Responsibility: José Eduardo González.

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Angel Rama (1926-1983) is a major figure in Latin American literary and cultural studies. In this book, Jose Eduardo Gonzalez focuses on Rama's response to and appropriation of European critics like  Read more...

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