Colonial Tropes and Postcolonial Tricks : Rewriting the Tropics in the novela de la selva (eBook, 2012) [WorldCat.org]
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Colonial Tropes and Postcolonial Tricks : Rewriting the Tropics in the novela de la selva

Author: Lesley Wylie
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The vision of the South American rainforest in the Spanish American novela de la selva has often been interpreted as a belated imitation of European travel literature. This book explores how writers  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Colonial Tropes and Postcolonial Tricks
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lesley Wylie
ISBN: 9781846315220 1846315220
OCLC Number: 940068025
Notes: Title from publishers bibliographic system (viewed on 06 Mar 2013).
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: AcknowledgementsIntroduction1. Colonial Trophes and Postcolonial Tricks2. Tropical Nature and Landscape Aesthetics3. Salvaging the Savage4. Paradise Lost: Wilderness and the Limits of Western Escapism5. Jungle Fever: Degeneration as a Trop[olog]ical DiseaseConclusionBibliographyIndex
Responsibility: Lesley Wylie.

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Wylie's careful readings of these novelas alongside their many literary precursors and intertexts - from Columbus's Diariosto early twentieth-century tropical medicine treatises from Spanish America Read more...

 
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