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Polemics of Possession in Spanish American Narrative

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ISBN-10: 0300214766

ISBN-13: 9780300214765

Edition: 2014

Authors: Rolena Adorno

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This book illuminates colonial Latin American literary studies in an entirely new way. Rolena Adorno argues that the incandescent nucleus of the Spanish American literary tradition consists of the writings in which the rights of Spanish dominion in the Americas were debated. She investigates the works of Spanish and Amerindian writers of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, shows how the narrative web they created had the capacity to reinvent itself, and explores how their literary legacy resonates even today. The book considers how canonical colonial-era writers engaged with issues of conquest and the treatment of Amerindians, situating the writings of Bartolome de las Casas at the…    
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Book details

List price: $42.00
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 11/25/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 6.13" wide x 9.25" long x 1.31" tall
Weight: 1.496