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Contested Identities in Costa Rica: Constructions of the Tico in Literature and Film

Liz Harvey-Kattou

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781789620054
eISBN:
9781789629569
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620054.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Costa Rica is a country known internationally for its eco-credentials, dazzling coastlines, and reputation as one of the happiest and most peaceful nations on earth. Beneath this façade, however, ... More


Introduction

Liz Harvey-Kattou

in Contested Identities in Costa Rica: Constructions of the Tico in Literature and Film

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781789620054
eISBN:
9781789629569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620054.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This introductory chapter defines what being tico means in Costa Rica, demonstrating its equation with an exclusive and exclusionary national identity that revolves around race, class, religion, and ... More


The Creation of Tiquicidad and Theories of National Identity

Liz Harvey-Kattou

in Contested Identities in Costa Rica: Constructions of the Tico in Literature and Film

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781789620054
eISBN:
9781789629569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620054.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter delves into the psyche of Costa Rica’s identity, providing a historical and sociological analysis of the creation of the dominant – tico – identity from 1870 to the present day, framing ... More


Some Concluding Remarks

Liz Harvey-Kattou

in Contested Identities in Costa Rica: Constructions of the Tico in Literature and Film

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781789620054
eISBN:
9781789629569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620054.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The conclusion of the book revisits and answers the initial questions described in the introduction: who or what counts as tico? How have challenged to national identity been constructed in the ... More


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