World Literature

Download PDF by Betina Kaplan: Genero y violencia en la narrativa del Cono Sur (1954-2003)

By Betina Kaplan

Este libro explora los angeles relación entre género y poder en l. a. construcción de subjetividades femeninas en el contexto de violencia en Argentina, Chile y Uruguay. Presenta una serie de lecturas de cuentos, novelas, fotografías y películas del Cono Sur latinoamericano organizadas según l. a. representación de cuatro tipos de cuerpos: el cuerpo violado, el cuerpo torturado, el cuerpo materno y el cuerpo ausente. Circulando entre los espacios privados y públicos, el cuerpo de los angeles mujer se constituye como una metáfora a ser narrada como manifestación de l. a. experiencia colectiva y, en specific, de los regímenes políticos represivos cuya marca lleva inscrita. Con el propósito de analizar cuestiones en torno a los angeles representación, el cuerpo, el dolor, l. a. familia, los angeles memoria y l. a. abyección, este libro recurre a las teorías feminista, psicoanalítica y de trauma y a los estudios culturales. Establece una serie de preguntas acerca de l. a. representación, el rol del trauma y l. a. memoria en l. a. reconstrucción de discursos, los diferentes impactos de los angeles violencia según los roles de género, los angeles relación entre l. a. representación de l. a. violencia y los otros discursos -la pornografía entre ellos- y los angeles conexión entre l. a. violencia política y l. a. violencia doméstica.

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Download PDF by Sarah H. Beckjord: Territories of History: Humanism, Rhetoric, and the

By Sarah H. Beckjord

Sarah H. Beckjord's Territories of historical past explores the lively yet principally unacknowledged spirit of mirrored image, debate, and experimentation found in foundational Spanish American writing. In ancient works by means of writers similar to Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo, Bartolomè de Las Casas, and Bernal Dí­az del Castillo, Beckjord argues, the authors weren't in simple terms proficient by way of the spirit of inquiry found in the humanist culture but in addition drew seriously from their encounters with New global peoples. extra in particular, their makes an attempt to tell apart superstition and magic from technology and faith within the New global considerably stimulated the aforementioned chroniclers, who more and more directed their insights clear of the outline of local peoples and towards a mirrored image at the nature of fact, rhetoric, and fiction in writing heritage. as a result of a convergence of frequently contradictory info from a number of sources--eyewitness money owed, historiography, imaginitive literature, in addition to broader philosophical and theological influences--categorizing old texts from this era poses no effortless job, yet Beckjord sifts during the info in an efficient, logical demeanour. on the center of Beckjord's learn, even though, is a basic philosophical challenge: the slippery nature of truth--especially while dictated via tales. Territories of heritage engages either a physique of rising scholarship on early sleek epistemology and empiricism and up to date advancements in narrative concept to light up the significance of those colonial authors' serious insights. In highlighting the parallels among the sixteenth-century debates and poststructuralist methods to the research of historical past, Beckjord uncovers an enormous legacy of the Hispanic highbrow culture and updates the learn of colonial historiography in view of contemporary discussions of narrative concept.

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Download PDF by Jonathan Dee: A Thousand Pardons: A Novel

By Jonathan Dee

For readers of Jonathan Franzen and Richard Russo, Jonathan Dee’s novels are masterful works of literary fiction. during this sharply saw story of self-invention and public scandal, Dee increases a trenchant query: what can we really need once we ask for forgiveness?
 
as soon as a privileged and loving couple, the Armsteads have now reached a brink. Ben, a companion in a prestigious legislation company, has develop into unpredictable at paintings and withdrawn at home—a switch that weighs seriously on his spouse, Helen, and their preteen daughter, Sara. Then, in a single afternoon, Ben’s recklessness takes an alarming flip, and every thing the Armsteads have equipped jointly unravels, speedily and spectacularly.
 
push back into the operating global, Helen reveals a task in public relatives and relocates with Sara from their domestic in upstate ny to an residence in new york. There, Helen discovers she has an extraordinary present, crucial on this planet of snapshot regulate: she will persuade smug males to confess their error, spinning crises into moment percentages. but redemption is extra simply granted in her expert existence than in her own one.
 
As she is faced with the most important case of her occupation, the fallout from her marriage, and Sara’s more and more far-off habit, Helen needs to face the bounds of responsibility and her personal means for forgiveness.

Praise for A Thousand Pardons
 
A Thousand Pardons is that infrequent factor: a real literary mystery. Eerily suspenseful and filled with dramatic occasion, it additionally bargains a trenchant, hilarious portrait of our collective eager for authenticity in those overmediated times.”—Jennifer Egan, Pulitzer Prize–winning writer of A stopover at from the Goon Squad
 
“A web page turner with out sacrificing a smidgen of mental perception. What a triumph.”—Kirkus stories (starred review)
 
“Dee is adept at meshing the complexities of marriage and kinfolk lifestyles with the paradoxes of the zeitgeist. In his 6th meticulously lathed and magnetizing novel, he riffs at the perform of difficulty administration [and] the absurdities of a society geared to speak in one thousand digital modes whereas these closest to one another can slightly make eye contact.”—Booklist
 
“[A] fast-moving, regularly exciting tale . . . a wise, witty examine the rites of apology in modern America.”—Shelf knowledge

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Read e-book online Caballo de Troya 6. Hermon PDF

By J. J. Benitez

En esta entrega J. J. Benitez, adentrara en capitulos que fueron sospechosamente silenciados por los evangelistas. Apariciones de Jesus de Nazaret tras su resurreccion, primer cisma entre los discipulos, analisis del ADN... Un libro duro, valiente y tierno en el que el Hijo del Hombre aparece de nuevo, fascinando con sus palabras y sus impossible to resist humanidad.

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Read e-book online The Burden of Modernity: The Rhetoric of Cultural Discourse PDF

By Carlos J. Alonso

This booklet deals a provocative interpretation of cultural discourse in Spanish the USA. Alonso argues that Spanish American cultural construction constituted itself via dedication to what he calls the "narrative of futurity," that's, the uncompromising adoption of modernity. This dedication fueled a rhetorical trouble that the embracing of discourses considered as "modern" in ancient and monetary condition which are themselves the negation of modernity. via clean readings of texts by way of Sarmiento, Mansilla, Quiroga, Vargos Llosa, Garcia Marquez, and others, Alonso tracks this textual dynamic in works from the 19th century to the current.

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