The Natural World in Latin American Literatures: Ecocritical Essays on Twentieth Century Writings

The Natural World in Latin American Literatures: Ecocritical Essays on Twentieth Century Writings

by Adrian Taylor Kane
     
 

From the Popol Vuh to postmodernism, imagery of the natural world has played an important role in Latin American literature. In contrast to the rise of ecocritical scholarship in Anglophone literary studies, Latin American literary ecocriticism has been slower to take root. This volume of eleven essays seeks to advance the ecocritical conversation among Latin

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Overview

From the Popol Vuh to postmodernism, imagery of the natural world has played an important role in Latin American literature. In contrast to the rise of ecocritical scholarship in Anglophone literary studies, Latin American literary ecocriticism has been slower to take root. This volume of eleven essays seeks to advance the ecocritical conversation among Latin Americanists, furthering insight into the relationship between humans and their environments. The essays address regions as diverse as Patagonia and the Chihuahua Desert.

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ISBN-13:
9780786442874
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
04/26/2010
Pages:
252
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Adrian Taylor Kane is an assistant professor of Spanish at Boise State University, where he teaches courses on Hispanic and Latin American literature. He is currently doing research on the Spanish American environmental novel.

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