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- Literature Criticism (5)
From: Discourse[(essay date winter 2001) In the following essay, Johnson presents a reading of I, Rigoberta Menchú based on anthropological theory regarding how an individual's discourse represents her/his wider community.] Perhaps...
From: Revista de Estudios Hispánicos[(essay date 1998) In the following essay, Stein reassesses the revolutionary nature of Sab, arguing that, while Gómez de Avellaneda’s story is critical of the materialistic modern world, it is not “revolutionary,” for...
From: MACLAS: Latin American Essays
Isabel Allende’s La casa de los espíritus: Between the Chronicle, the Testimonial, and the Love Story[(essay date 1989) In the following essay, Espadas traces the literary sources that influenced The House of the Spirits. She explains that Allende drew on chronicles of discovery, such as early Spanish texts in the...
From: Hispania[(essay date 2007) In the following essay, Seminet applies the psychoanalytic theory of Jessica Benjamin to the novel, showing the origins “of female desire and how it is nurtured through familial relationships.”]...
From: Exemplary Ambivalence in Late Nineteenth-Century Spanish America: Narrating Creole Subjectivity[(essay date 2012) In the following essay, Austin investigates the portrayal of gender and race in Lucía Jerez, focusing on the “tragic relationship” between Martí’s national ideal, Juan Jerez, and his “monstrous bride.”...
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