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Cinco Episodios Realistas: Narrativas del Cono Sur (1965-1985)

Abstract In Angel Rama's La Novela Latinoamericana 1920-1980 (1982), the influential critic discloses a map of 20th century Latin American narrative. Rama stresses three literary styles merging into the phenomenon called Boom: fantastic, regional and realistic. On the other hand, another influential critic such as Nestor Garcia Canclini, in his article "Aesthetic Moments of Latin Americanism" suggests the 60's and 70's as a period in which art worked as a herald of utopia, trying to include in the present a future that seemed feasible. Rama's narrative map does not even mention writers as Manuel Puig and Rubem Fonseca. Both, the Argentine and the Brazilian, were censored by authoritarian governments. At the same time, their... (more)
Created Date 2010
Contributor Sueldo, Martin (Author) / Volek, Emil (Advisor) / Acereda, Alberto (Committee member) / Sanchez, Angel (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Latin American Literature
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 190 pages
Language Spanish
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Note Ph.D. Spanish 2010
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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