Postmodernism’s Role in Latin American Literature
Author : H. Weldt-Basson
Publisher : Springer
Total Pages : 244
Release : 2010-06-21
ISBN 10 : 9780230107939
ISBN 13 : 0230107931
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Postmodernism’s Role in Latin American Literature Book Description:

Augusto Roa Bastos (1917-2005), winner of the prestigious Cervantes prize, is one of the most important Latin American writers of the twentieth century. 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 literature. The volume includes articles on the author s screenplays, his masterpiece, the dictator novel I The Supreme, his short stories, feminist approaches to Roa Bastos s novels, reflections on the writer s Guarani poetry, and a study of the complex, intertextual relationships between his novel El fiscal and his other texts.


Postmodernism’s Role in Latin American Literature
Language: en
Pages: 244
Authors: H. Weldt-Basson
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-06-21 - Publisher: Springer

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Pages: 292
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Pages: 262
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Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-05-24 - Publisher: Springer

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Language: en
Pages: 232
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Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-05-01 - Publisher: University of New Mexico Press

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Pages: 263
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Pages: 224
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Type: BOOK - Published: 1994-11-07 - Publisher: Duke University Press

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Pages: 632
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Language: en
Pages: 304
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Categories: Fiction
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Language: en
Pages: 296
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Language: en
Pages: 702
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Categories: Literary Criticism
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