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By Elisa Sampson Vera Tudela

ISBN-10: 161148412X

ISBN-13: 9781611484120

Ricardo Palma’s Tradiciones is the 1st full-length account of Ricardo Palma educated by way of theories of cultural feedback. Elisa Sampson Vera Tudela sheds new mild on very important features of Palma’s paintings. She deals a clean interpretation of the family members among heritage and literature – maybe the main mentioned point of Palma’s paintings – attractive with new severe considering on historicism and studying the importance of the marginal and the anecdotal in Palma’s paintings. through the use of the instruments of postcolonial cultural feedback, Vera Tudela considers Palma’s stumble upon with modernity, arguing that his recovery of colonial historical past performs an important half in imagining the fashionable destiny. so much innovatively, Vera Tudela examines the a number of and contradictory notions of femininity in nineteenth-century Latin the United States and in Palma’s writing, displaying how a ancient attention of the sexual politics of cultural creation transforms our figuring out of the various assumptions approximately this era. ultimately, through utilizing the insights of cultural geography in analysing the racial, sexual and political identification of family, city and nationwide area in Palma’s writing, Vera Tudela demonstrates that Palma’s literary maps and topographies are uniquely revelatory of questions of energy and employer. In its exploration of sexual politics and nationhood, Ricardo Palma’s Tradiciones presents Palma as a proto-modernist who prepared the ground for lots of of the experiments of twentieth-century Latin American narrative fiction.

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