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El cuerpo que se repite: el cuerpo en la narrativa nómade de Mayra Santos-Febres, Ena Lucía Portela y Ángela Hernández Núñez


This dissertation focuses on the narrative fiction of three women writers from the Spanish-speaking Caribbean who have been publishing since the nineteen-nineties. The short stories and novels of Mayra Santos-Febres from Puerto Rico, Ena Lucía Portela from Cuba, and Ángela Hernández Núñez from the Dominican Republic, have been analyzed within a theoretical framework composed of Antonio Benítez Rojo and Édouard Glissant’s ideas about Caribbean cultural expression and Rosi Braidotti and Elizabeth Groz’s writings about the body in current feminist studies. In doing so this study has sought to demonstrate how contemporary Caribbean women writers employ a nomadic aesthetic that opens up a multitude of possibilities of meanings for... (more)
Created Date 2015
Contributor Torres-Garcia, Solymar (Author) / Foster, David W (Advisor) / Tompkins, Cynthia M (Committee member) / Urioste, Carmen (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Caribbean literature / Latin American literature / Women's studies / Angela Hernandez Nunez / El cuerpo / Ena Lucia Portela / Mayra Santos-Febres / Narrativa / Posmodernismo
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 154 pages
Language Spanish
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Spanish 2015
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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