Early Spanish American Narrative

Early Spanish American Narrative

by Naomi Lindstrom


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780292705661
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 09/13/2004
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.56(d)

About the Author

Naomi Lindstrom is Professor of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Texas at Austin, where she is also affiliated with the Program in Comparative Literature.

Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction and Background
    • The Framework of This Study
    • Research into Native American Writing Systems and Narrative
    • 1. Narrative Accounts of the Encounter and Conquest
  • 2. The Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries: Literary Life in the Colonies
  • 3. The Struggle for Nationhood and the Rise of Fiction
  • 4. The Mid-Nineteenth Century: Romanticism, Realism, and Nationalism
  • 5. Late-Nineteenth-Century Narratives of Social Commentary and National Self-Reflection
  • 6. Naturalism and Modernismo
  • Conclusion: Then and Now
  • Notes
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Index

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