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Figural conquistadors : rewriting the New World's discovery and conquest in Mexican and River Plate novels of the 1980s and 1990s

Author: Mark A Hernández
Publisher: Lewisburg [Pa.] : Bucknell University Press, ©2006.
Series: Bucknell studies in Latin American literature and theory.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In a series of readings of novels by Antonio Elio Brailovsky, Abel Posse, Eugenio Aguirre, Armando Ayala Anguiano, Herminio Martinez, Augusto Roa Bastos, and Napoleon Baccino Ponce de Leon, Mark Hernandez explores the fundamental role of fictional autobiographies and testimonials in rewriting historiographical discourses about the conquest and the relationship to contemporary politics and issues of national and
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Hernández, Mark A., 1964-
Figural conquistadors.
Lewisburg [Pa.] : Bucknell University Press, ©2006
(OCoLC)607859362
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark A Hernández
ISBN: 083875645X 9780838756454
OCLC Number: 64427565
Notes: Originally presented as the author's thesis (Ph. D, University of Kansas).
Description: 194 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Series Title: Bucknell studies in Latin American literature and theory.
Responsibility: Mark A. Hernández.

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Explores the role of historical and fictionalized figures from the New World historiographically in eight novels published in Mexico and the River Plate during the 1980s and 1990s. This work pays  Read more...

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