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Inordinate Eye New World Baroque and Latin American Fiction

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ISBN-10: 0226978567

ISBN-13: 9780226978567

Edition: 2006

Authors: Lois Parkinson Zamora

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"The Inordinate Eye" traces the relations of Latin American painting, sculpture, architecture, and literature--the stories they tell each other and the ways in which their creators saw the world and their place in it. Moving from pre-Columbian codices and sculpture through New World Baroque art and architecture to Neobaroque theory and contemporary Latin American fiction, Lois Parkinson Zamora argues for an integrated understanding of visual and verbal forms. The New World Baroque combines indigenous, African, and European forms of expression, and, in the early decades of the twentieth century, Latin American writers began to recuperate its visual structures to construct an alternative…    
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Book details

List price: $69.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 9/1/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 424
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.388
Language: English

List of Illustrations
Preface: Coatlicue Transformed
Quetzalc�atl's Mirror and Guadalupe's Eye: Syncretism and Seeing
Prehispanic Codices, Murals, and Historical Display: Rivera, Garro, Galeano, and Ibarg�engoitia
New World Baroque and the Dynamics of Displacement: Carpentier, de Nom�, Lezama Lima, and Sarduy
The Baroque Self: Kahlo and Garc�a M�rquez
Borges's Neobaroque Illusionism Conclusion: Neobaroque Provocations