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Postmodernism"s role in Latin American literature

Helene Carol Weldt-Basson

Postmodernism"s role in Latin American literature

the life and work of Augusto Roa Bastos

by Helene Carol Weldt-Basson

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Helene Carol Weldt-Basson
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ8259.R56 Z83 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 244 p. ;
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24408889M
ISBN 100230617662
ISBN 109780230617667
LC Control Number2009044755
OCLC/WorldCa457155514

The fourteenth issue of Latin American Literature Today features dossiers dedicated to the dislocated writing of Latin American authors based in the United States and the gothic fiction of Mariana Enriquez, plus reflections on writing in a second language by Fabio Morábito, an interview with Alfaguara Prize winner Patricio Pron, and. In literature, it used to describe certain characteristics of post–World War II literature, for example, on fragmentation, paradox, questionable narrators, etc. and a reaction against Enlightenment ideas implicit in Modernist literature. two South American writers, and some have classified it as a Latin American style. Jorge Luis Borges.

This is consonant with a long history in Latin American letters, where traditionally the role of women and the family had been cast in debate with nationalist interests. Elizabeth Kuznesof and Robert Oppenheimer have noted that alliances between family and state power were characteristic of nineteenth-century nationalism in Latin America. [ 21 ]. Short Stories by Latin American Women: The Magic and The Real is a prospectus of what Latin American women writers can do. It is also sets out to raise women from their traditional role in Latin American literature as voiceless mistresses, wives, mothers or .

Postmodernity in Latin America contests the prevailing understanding of the relationship between postmodernity and Latin America by focusing on recent developments in Latin American, and particularly Argentine, political and literary culture. While European and North American theorists of postmodernity generally view Latin American fiction without regard for its political and cultural context.   The 10 best Latin American books of all time The best novels by Latin American authors or set in Latin America from One Hundred Years of Solitude to The Alchemist.


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This commemorative collection consists of articles by nine scholars reflecting upon the postmodern nature of the Paraguayan author s literary production and his place in world by: 2.

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Augusto Roa Bastos (), winner of the prestigious Cervantes prize, is one of the most important Latin American writers of the twentieth century.

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