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Cuerpo y universo: acercamientos poshumanistas a la materialidad en la poesía de Cristina Peri Rossi y Cecilia Vicuña

Abstract Since the Enlightenment, humanist philosophy has understood materiality as an inert and determinate world categorically separate from the sphere of consciousness and language. However, after evolving significantly during the 20th century, the natural sciences now recognize the complexity, indeterminacy and agency of matter. A parallel transformation can be observed in contemporary Spanish and Latin American literature and is exemplified in the works of Cristina Peri Rossi and Cecilia Vicuña. Drawing on knowledge which emerges from the natural sciences, the humanities and personal experience, these poets explore multiple dimensions of materiality from the microscopic world of subatomic particles and DNA molecules to the macroscopi... (more)
Created Date 2013
Contributor Coleman, Vera (Author) / Tompkins, Cynthia (Advisor) / Urioste, Carmen (Committee member) / HernÁNdez, Manuel (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Latin American literature / Latin American studies / Cecilia Vicuña / Cristina Peri Rossi / Karen Barad / Material Feminism / Poetry / Posthumanism
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 135 pages
Language Spanish
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Note M.A. Spanish 2013
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS

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