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Foundational Fictions by Doris Sommer – Paperback – University of California Press
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Foundational Fictions: The National Romances of Latin America
Her understanding of the love story informs her interpretation of the political commentary and vice versa. Haunting and the Sociological Imagination Avery F.
The lit crit side of this book was fascinating. But I loved the introduction.
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Without cookies your experience may not be seamless. Foundational Fictions shows how 19th century patriotism and heterosexual passion historically depend on fiictions another to engender productive citizens. Va Le rated it really liked it May 06, Zac rated it really liked it Feb 14, Rafael Ponce-Cordero rated it really liked it Mar 18, Thanks for telling us about the problem.
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Selected pages Title Page. References to this book Ghostly Matters: As she reads, Sommer “shuttle[s] back and forth from reading romantic intrigues to considering political designs” Preview — Foundational Fictions by Doris Sommer.
Thus, “To show the inextricably of politics from fiction in the history of nation-building is, ofundational, the first concern of this study. Mariana rated it liked it Dec 11, Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves.
Sommer’s approach to nineteenth-century Latin American literature has been widely received and generally well accepted. Juaneliaro rated it really liked it Oct 01, Arts and Humanities in Civic Engagement.
Popular passages Page 5 – The classic examples in Latin America are almost inevitably stories of foundatjonal lovers who represent particular regions, races, parties, economic interests, and the like. Rather than discount Sommer’s enormous contribution to the study of nineteenth-century Latin American literature as over determined, we can take this opportunity to further examine the concepts of foundational fiction and mestizaje with respect to representations of Jewishness in Latin American literature.
The book examines romances that are really writing a national history. Gordon Limited preview – Oct 07, sdw rated it really liked it Shelves: Contact Contact Us Help.