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Decolonizing Modernism

James Joyce and the Development of Spanish American Fiction, 1st Edition

By Jose Luis Venegas

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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

Subject Categories

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FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / General
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LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / General
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LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Journalism
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LITERARY CRITICISM / General