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Intimate frontiers : a literary geography of the Amazon

Author: Felipe Martínez-Pinzón; Javier Uriarte
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2019. ©2019
Series: American tropics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of multinational scholarly contributions on various cultural aspects of the Amazon region in the 20th century.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Felipe Martínez-Pinzón; Javier Uriarte
ISBN: 9781786941831 178694183X
OCLC Number: 1105929828
Description: x, 275 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction. Intimate Frontiers: A Literary Geography of the Amazon / Felipe Martinez-Pinzon --
2. The Jungle Like a Sunday at Home: Rafael Uribe Uribe, Miguel Triana, and the Nationalization of the Amazon / Felipe Martinez-Pinzon --
3. Hildebrando Fuentes's Peruvian Amazon: National Integration and Capital in the Jungle / Cristobal Cardemil-Krauze --
4. Contested Frontiers: Territory and Power in Euclides da Cunha's Amazonian Texts / Cinthya Torres --
5. `Splendid testemunhos': Documenting Atrocities, Bodies, and Desire in Roger Casement's Black Diaries / Javier Uriarte --
6. A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing: The Cauchero of the Amazonian Rubber Groves / Leopoldo M. Bernucci --
7. Endless Stories: Perspectivism and Narrative Form in Native Amazonian Literature / Lucia Sa --
8. Malarial Philosophy: The Modernista Amazonia of Mario de Andrade / Nisia Trindade Lima --
9. The Politics of Vegetating in Arturo Burga Freitas's Mai de gente / Lesley Wylie --
10. Filming Modernity in the Tropics: The Amazon, Walt Disney, and the Antecedents of Modernization Theory / Barbara Weinstein --
11. The `Western Baptism' of Yurupary: Reception and Rewriting of an Amazonian Foundational Myth / Rike Bolte --
12. Photography, Inoperative Ethnography, Naturalism: On Sharon Lockhart's Amazon Project / Alejandro Quin --
13. Nostalgia and Mourning in Milton Hatoum's Orfaos do Eldorado / Charlotte Rogers.
Series Title: American tropics.
Other Titles: Literary geography of the Amazon
Responsibility: Felipe Martínez-Pinzón and Javier Uriarte.

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The articles compiled in this book discuss different aspects of the cultures and literatures of the Amazon, focusing not on its natural resources or opportunities for economic exploit, but on the  Read more...

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