Colonial Tropes and Postcolonial Tricks: Rewriting the Tropics in the 'novela de la selva'

Colonial Tropes and Postcolonial Tricks: Rewriting the Tropics in the 'novela de la selva'

by Lesley Wylie

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781846311956
Publisher: Liverpool University Press
Publication date: 09/15/2009
Series: Liverpool University Press - Liverpool Latin American Studies Series
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Lesley Wylie is Senior Research Officer on the AHRC-funded project, 'American Tropics: Towards a Literary Geography' at the University of Essex

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction
1. Colonial Trophes and Postcolonial Tricks
2. Tropical Nature and Landscape Aesthetics
3. Salvaging the Savage
4. Paradise Lost: Wilderness and the Limits of Western Escapism
5. Jungle Fever: Degeneration as a Trop[olog]ical Disease
Conclusion
Bibliography
Index

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