House/Garden/Nation: Space, Gender, and Ethnicity in Post-Colonial Latin American Literatures by Women

House/Garden/Nation: Space, Gender, and Ethnicity in Post-Colonial Latin American Literatures by Women

by Ileana Rodriguez
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0822314657

ISBN-13: 9780822314653

Pub. Date: 05/11/1994

Publisher: Duke University Press Books

In reading these post-colonial literatures by women facing the crisis of transition, this study highlights urgent questions of destitution, migration, exile, and inexperience, but also networks of value allotted to women: beauty, clothing, love.

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In reading these post-colonial literatures by women facing the crisis of transition, this study highlights urgent questions of destitution, migration, exile, and inexperience, but also networks of value allotted to women: beauty, clothing, love.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822314653
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
05/11/1994
Series:
Post-Contemporary Interventions
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Acknowledgments,
Introduction,
PART I Gender/Genre/Nation/Ethnicity The Masculine,
Modernism/ Modernity,
PART II Nation/Ethnicity/Gender/Genre The Feminine,
Hacienda/Nation—Quid Pro Quo,
Garden/Nation—Parva Domus: Magna Quies,
Island/Nation—Hortus Conclusus,
Provision Grounds/Nation—Et in Arcadia Ego,
Urban House/Nation—Domi Nostre,
Notes,
Selected Bibliography,

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