Writing Paris: Urban Topographies of Desire in Contemporary Latin American Fiction by Marcy E. Schwartz | 9780791441510 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Writing Paris: Urban Topographies of Desire in Contemporary Latin American Fiction

Writing Paris: Urban Topographies of Desire in Contemporary Latin American Fiction

by Marcy E. Schwartz
     
 

ISBN-10: 0791441512

ISBN-13: 9780791441510

Pub. Date: 05/01/1999

Publisher: State University of New York Press

Explores Paris as a desired and imagined place in Latin American postcolonial identity, uncovering the city's class, gender, political, and aesthetic resonances for Latin America

Exploring Paris as a desired and imagined place in Latin American postcolonial identity, Marcy E. Schwartz examines fiction by Julio Cortázar, Manuel Scorza, Alfredo Bryce

Overview

Explores Paris as a desired and imagined place in Latin American postcolonial identity, uncovering the city's class, gender, political, and aesthetic resonances for Latin America

Exploring Paris as a desired and imagined place in Latin American postcolonial identity, Marcy E. Schwartz examines fiction by Julio Cortázar, Manuel Scorza, Alfredo Bryce Echenique, and Luisa Futoransky as she uncovers the city’s class, gender, political, and aesthetic resonances for Latin America.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791441510
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Publication date:
05/01/1999
Series:
SUNY series in Latin American and Iberian Thought and Culture Series
Pages:
182
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations

Acknowledgments

Introduction:
The City As Text and Paris As Fiction

Chapter One
Desiring Paris
The Latin American Conception of the Lettered City, 1840 to 1960

Chapter Two
The Interstices of Desire Paris
As Passageway in Julio Cortázar's Short Fiction

Chapter Three
The Immovable Feast
Paris and Politics in Manuel Scorza's La danza inmóvil

Chapter Four
On The Border
Cultural and Linguistic Trespassing in Alfredo Bryce Echenique's La vida exagerada de Martín Romaña and El hombre que hablaba de Octavia de Cádiz

Chapter Five
Paris Under Her Skin
Luisa Futoransky's Urban Inscriptions of Exile

Epilogue

Notes

Bibliography

Index

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >