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Decolonizing Modernism
James Joyce and the Development of Spanish American Fiction





ISBN 9780367602468
Published June 30, 2020 by Routledge
162 Pages

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Decolonizing Modernism focuses on a body of texts typically associated with the 'boom' to endorse and develop Emir Rodriguez Monegal's contention that James Joyce's Ulysses is indeed a central model for the development of contemporary Spanish American narrative.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Place of Modernism in Spanish America 1. Dissociations of Sensibility: Cultural Decolonization and Joyce's Reception in Spanish America 2. The Limits of Parody: Allusion and Cosmopolitanism in Jorge Luis Borges 3. Double Consciousness and Counter-Myth in Julio Cortázar’s Rayuela 4. Local Interests: The Aesthetics of the Joycean Novel in Spanish America 5. Conclusion: Literary History Otherwise

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Jose Luis Venegas