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A History of Emotions in Spanish American Narrative (Novel and Film): Argentina and Chile 1960-21st Century

Abstract Due to its interdisciplinary nature, the history of emotions has engaged much scholarly interest. This project draws from the historical, sociological and philosophical research on emotions to analyze the representation of emotions in narratives from Argentina and Chile. This historical investigation posits that socio-political, cultural and economic forces, which are represented in literature and film, shape emotions and emotional standards. The analysis of Rayuela (1963) by Julio Cortázar and Raúl Ruiz’s Tres Tristes Tigres (1968) is centered on the impact of Existentialism, capitalism and modernity on the construction of emotional standards in urban societies. The impact of militant groups in the shaping of collective emotions in Latin A... (more)
Created Date 2016
Contributor Bondi, Erika (Author) / Tompkins, Cynthia (Advisor) / Foster, David W (Committee member) / Gil-Oslé, Juan Pablo (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Latin American literature / Latin American studies / Film studies / Emotions / Emotives / Film / History / Latin America / Literature
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 187 pages
Language English
Reuse Permissions All Rights Reserved
Note Doctoral Dissertation Spanish 2016
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS

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