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Realidad y ficción en el diálogo interno de Carlota: Una aproximación comparativa entre Noticias del Imperio (1987) de Fernando del Paso y Una emperatriz en la noche (2010) de Laurence van Ypersele

Abstract This thesis makes a comparison between the internal dialogue of the Empress Carlota of Mexico in Noticias del Imperio (1987), by Fernando del Paso, and the internal dialogue developed in the original written letters by Carlota during her insanity in 1869. These letters were published in the book Una emperatriz en la noche (2010) by Laurence van Ypersele. Del Paso uses the New Historical Novel genre to write about the French Invasion in Mexico and to bring back to life Carlota, Maximilian, and Benito Juarez amongst others. In the case of Carlota, del Paso uses fiction to recreate the thoughts of a clinically-declared insane woman. The author of Noticias del Imperio can only imagine how the mind of an insane person works based on historica... (more)
Created Date 2015
Contributor Salinas, David (Author) / Volek, Emil (Advisor) / García-Fernández, Carlos Javier (Committee member) / Hernández-G., Manuel de Jesús (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Literature / History
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 101 pages
Language English
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Note Masters Thesis Spanish 2015
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS

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