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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


Coded Messages: Costa Rican Protest Literature, 1970–1985

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/9781789620054.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter posits that the 1970s in Costa Rica was a period of sociological revolution whereby dominant ideas of national identity began to be openly challenged. It analyses the protest literature ... More


The Social Protest Meaning of Uncle Tom’s Cabin

Nicholas Wolterstorff

in Art Rethought: The Social Practices of Art

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198747758
eISBN:
9780191810671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747758.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Probably the greatest work of social protest literature is Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin. This chapter analyses how the novel achieved its extraordinary effect. It identifies the ... More


Trafficking in Trauma: Women’s Rights, Civil Rights, and Sensationalism as a Spur to Social Justice

Doug Underwood

in Chronicling Trauma: Journalists and Writers on Violence and Loss

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036408
eISBN:
9780252093432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036408.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the pressures of the journalists' job and the traumatic experiences of women, minorities, and journalist–literary figures from historically marginalized groups as well as those ... More


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