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The logic of fetishism : Alejo Carpentier and the Cuban tradition

Author: James J Pancrazio
Publisher: Lewisburg [Pa.] : Bucknell University Press, ©2004.
Series: Bucknell studies in Latin American literature and theory.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Cuban author Alejo Carpentier (1904-1980) was a key figure in the foundation of contemporary Latin American fiction. By taking a critical position vis-a-vis the restitutionary current in Latin American studies (e.g., to focus on the myths of the noble savage, lost paradises, black legends, and good revolutionaries), James Pancrazio provides a highly innovative re-reading of Carpentier's work."
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pancrazio, James J.
Logic of fetishism.
Lewisburg [Pa.] : Bucknell University Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)607227214
Named Person: Alejo Carpentier; Alejo Carpentier; Alejo Carpentier; Alejo Carpentier; Alejo Carpentier
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James J Pancrazio
ISBN: 0838755828 9780838755822
OCLC Number: 53021712
Description: 296 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: The stranger in the mirror --
Representative of (Cuban) representation --
Autobiography and the transvestite --
The mask of repentance --
Disappearance and Afro-Cuban presence --
The travesty of incest and père-version --
Baroque reflections and the Cuban enchiridion.
Series Title: Bucknell studies in Latin American literature and theory.
Responsibility: James J. Pancrazio.
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