Twentieth-Century Ecuadorian Narrative: New Readings in the Context of the Americas

Twentieth-Century Ecuadorian Narrative: New Readings in the Context of the Americas

by Joseph O'Neill
     
 

This study introduces selected works of twentieth-century Ecuadorian literature to non-Ecuadorian specialists and to a larger, non-Spanish speaking, audience of readers interested in the interrelations between literatures of the Americas.. "It examines works by several of Ecuador's most important writers in terms of the interrelations of history and myth, of realism… See more details below

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This study introduces selected works of twentieth-century Ecuadorian literature to non-Ecuadorian specialists and to a larger, non-Spanish speaking, audience of readers interested in the interrelations between literatures of the Americas.. "It examines works by several of Ecuador's most important writers in terms of the interrelations of history and myth, of realism and magic or marvelous realism, and the problems of using orality and dialogism to actively undermine authoritative discourse.

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ISBN-13:
9780838754320
Publisher:
Bucknell University Press
Publication date:
01/01/2000
Pages:
202
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.84(h) x (d)

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