Temas del comercio y la economía en la narrativa hispana

Temas del comercio y la economía en la narrativa hispana

by Carlos M. Coria-Sánchez, Germán Torres
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300109555

ISBN-13: 9780300109559

Pub. Date: 11/28/2007

Publisher: Yale University Press

Through a study of literature, the social and cultural issues that help form the identity of a people can be revealed and examined. The ten essays in Temas del comercio y la economía en la narrativa hispana investigate the relation between the Hispanic narrative and the economic and commercial concerns of Spanish-speaking peoples around the world from a

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Through a study of literature, the social and cultural issues that help form the identity of a people can be revealed and examined. The ten essays in Temas del comercio y la economía en la narrativa hispana investigate the relation between the Hispanic narrative and the economic and commercial concerns of Spanish-speaking peoples around the world from a variety of historical periods. Balancing a study of writers’ perspectives on current economic conditions with a look at literary versions of economic events, this anthology provides a window into Hispanic culture for both the student of Hispanic literature and the student of business in the Spanish-speaking markets.

The essays in Temas del comercio y la economía en la narrativa hispana embrace an interdisciplinary approach and address topics as diverse as the attitude toward businessmen and the accumulation of wealth, the popular reaction against foreign investment, the role of women in a commercial context, the plight of Latino immigrants in the United States, and the social distortions created by rampant consumerism.

Readers interested in Hispanic literature or international business will find useful tools accompanying each essay, including

·        questions for comprehension,

·        themes for discussion,

·        post-reading exercises,

·        extensive bibliographies for further study,

·        web addresses for organizations in the Spanish-speaking world.

Temas del comercio y la economía en la narrativa hispana will provide students in a wide range of disciplines with interesting, new, and perhaps unexpected perspectives on the subject of business and economic activity in Hispanic cultures.

 

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300109559
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
11/28/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.28(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.53(d)

Table of Contents

Contents
Preface....................vii
Acknowledgments....................xi
Capítulo 1 La figura del hombre de negocios en la literatura hispana GERMÁN TORRES....................1
Capítulo 2 La representación de la mujer en el ámbito comercial en la literatura hispana ANA MARÍA BRENES-GARCÍA....................34
Capítulo 3 Gracián y el humanismo del liderazgo ANTON PUJOL....................71
Capítulo 4 El trabajador inmigrante mexicano en el mercado laboral de los Estados Unidos RAFAEL GÓMEZ....................92
Capítulo 5 Thorstein Veblen y la sociedad consumista mexicana de Compro, luego existo CARLOS M. CORIA-SÁNCHEZ....................114
Capítulo 6 Literatura, cultura y negocios: Cruzando/borrando fronteras entre México y los Estados Unidos SANDRA M. CYPESS Y ROBERTA Z. LAVINE....................135
Capítulo 7 La denuncia de Enrique Buenaventura: La United Fruit Company y la inversión extranjera en Colombia L. TERESA VALDIVIESO....................167
Capítulo 8 La novela como archivo: Lecciones de comercio y de historia político-social de América Latina en la novela El socio CARMEN VEGA-CARNEY....................186
Capítulo 9 Argentina en el vórtice de Santa María del Buen Ayre: Bernardo Verbitsky y su visión de la promesa de la ciudad capital GRACIELA E. TISSERA....................206
Capítulo 10 Una aproximación socioeconómica a Muerte de un ciclista de Juan Antonio Bardem MICHAELSCHLIG....................242
Colaboradores....................265

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