Myth and Archive: A Theory of Latin American Narrative

Myth and Archive: A Theory of Latin American Narrative

by Roberto Gonzalez Echevarria
     
 

This book offers a theory about the origin and evolution of the Latin American narrative, and about the emergence of the modern novel.See more details below

Overview

This book offers a theory about the origin and evolution of the Latin American narrative, and about the emergence of the modern novel.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521306829
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/01/1990
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Latin American and Iberian Literature Series, #3
Pages:
260
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; Preface; 1. A clearing in the jungle: from Santa Monica to Macondo; 2. The law of the letter: Garcilaso's Comentarios; 3. A lost world re-discovered: Sarmiento's Facundo and E. da Cunha's Os Sertoes; 4. The novel as myth and archive: ruins and relics of Tiön; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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