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Postnational perspectives on contemporary Hispanic fiction

Author: Heike Scharm; Natalia Matta Jara
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2017] ©2017
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Taking a postnational approach, contributors examine works by Jose Marti, Carlos Ruiz Zafon, Junot Diaz, Mario Vargas Llosa, Cecilia Vicuna, Jorge Luis Borges, and other writers. They discuss how  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Heike Scharm; Natalia Matta Jara
ISBN: 9780813054940 081305494X
OCLC Number: 1007158661
Description: 227 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: Postnational perspectives on Hispanism and theory --
Space, subjectivity, and literary studies in the age of globalization / Nil Santiáñez --
ImagiNations from a history of space to a history of movement: Cuba between island-world and world of islands --
Ottmar Ette --
A postnational critique of language: the Baroque algorithm / Julio Ortega --
Postnational perspectives on identity and belonging --
Beyond borders: language and postnational identity in Cecilia Vicuña's i tu / Silvia Goldman --
Postnational masculinities and globalization in Junot Díaz and Juan Francisco Ferré / Ricardo F. Vivancos-Pérez --
Voluntary exiles, new identities, and the emergence of a postnational sensibility in contemporary Latin American literature / Francisco Brignole --
Postnational perspectives and new world literatures --
The classical tradition of cosmopolitan "spiritual exercises" in Jorge Luis Borges and Latin American postnational literature / Bernat Castany Prado --
Cosmopolitan postnationalists: the case of Virgilio Piñera and Wifredo Lam / Francisco Fernández de Alba --
The postnational reception of Carlos Ruiz Zafón's La sombra del viento / Maarten Steenmeijer.
Responsibility: edited by Heike Scharm and Natalia Matta-Jara.


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"Some readers will argue that this volume is episodic even picaresque in its approach, but it is thoughtful and definitely worth reading." - Bulletin of Spanish Studies

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