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Cultural Divergence: The US Literature of Experience and the Latin American Literature of the Reader

Jeffrey Lawrence

in Anxieties of Experience: The Literatures of the Americas from Whitman to Bolaño

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190690205
eISBN:
9780190690236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190690205.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter offers a periodization of the literatures of the Americas from the late nineteenth century through the postwar period. After acknowledging the emergence of a brief “transamerican ... More


Nazi Tales from the Americas at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century

Héctor Hoyos

in Beyond Bolaño: The Global Latin American Novel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168427
eISBN:
9780231538664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168427.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines Latin American novels dedicated to the trope of Nazism by focusing on Roberto Bolaño's Nazi Literature in the Americas (1996), In Search of Klingsor (1999) by Jorge Volpi, and ... More


Introduction

Katie Brown

in Writing and the Revolution: Venezuelan Metafiction 2004-2012

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781786942197
eISBN:
9781789623932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786942197.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

The introduction posits the enduring importance of the national in Venezuelan literature, in contrast to recent theories of ‘global’ Latin American literature. It argues that factors including the ... More


Anxieties of Experience: The Literatures of the Americas from Whitman to Bolaño

Jeffrey Lawrence

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190690205
eISBN:
9780190690236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190690205.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Anxieties of Experience: The Literatures of the Americas from Whitman to Bolaño offers a new interpretation of US and Latin American literature from the nineteenth century to the present. Revisiting ... More


The Classical Tradition of Cosmopolitan “Spiritual Exercises” in Jorge Luis Borges and Latin American Postnational Literature

Bernat Castany Prado

in Postnational Perspectives on Contemporary Hispanic Literature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813054940
eISBN:
9780813053356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054940.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Castany Prado’s chapter offers a fuller understanding of Borges’s cosmopolitanism, which has been influential in contemporary Western literature in general, and, more specifically, in postnational ... More


Sor Juana Inés De La Cruz: Dreaming in a Double Voice

Emilie Bergmann, Greenberg Janet, Gwen Kirkpatrick, Francine Masiello, Francesca Miller, Morello-Frosch Marta, Kathleen Newman, and Mary Louise Pratt

in Women, Culture, and Politics in Latin America

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520065536
eISBN:
9780520909076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520065536.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz has been triply canonized as an origin for Latin American literature, as the epitome of Baroque literature in Spanish, and as the first feminist writing in the New World. ... More


The History of Macondo

Gene H. Bell-Villada

in García Márquez: The Man and His Work

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833513
eISBN:
9781469604473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895382_bell-villada.13
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

One Hundred Years of Solitude is no ordinary novel; it's an account of so many different narratives of various characters that encompass different histories. It speaks to readers of different ... More


Facing Sepharad, Facing Israel and Spain: Yehuda Burla and Antonio Gala's Janus Profiles of National Reconstitution

Stacy N. Beckwith

in Sephardism: Spanish Jewish History and the Modern Literary Imagination

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804777469
eISBN:
9780804781718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804777469.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

The Hispanist Edna Aizenberg argues about an “allure of Sepharad” in modern Latin American literature. This chapter offers a critical analysis of the nationalist literary and theatrical projects of ... More


Forms of Dictatorship: Power, Narrative, and Authoritarianism in the Latina/o Novel

Jennifer Harford Vargas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190642853
eISBN:
9780190642884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190642853.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, World Literature

An intraethnic study of Latina/o fiction written in the United States from the early 1990s to the present, this book examines novels that depict the historical reality of dictatorship and exploit ... More


Conclusion

Yarí Pérez Marín

in Marvels of Medicine: Literature and Scientific Enquiry in Early Colonial Spanish America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622508
eISBN:
9781800851016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622508.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This section briefly discusses the place of sixteenth century print medical texts written by authors who resided in colonial Mexico within the larger context of the study of Latin American letters. ... More


Anarchaeologies: Reading as Misreading

Erin Graff Zivin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823286829
eISBN:
9780823288724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823286829.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

How do we read after the so-called death of literature? If we are to attend to the proclamations that the representational apparatuses of literature and politics are dead, what aesthetic, ethical, ... More


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