Mexican Literature in Theory

Mexican Literature in Theory

by Ignacio M. Sánchez Prado (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781501332517
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 01/25/2018
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Ignacio M. Sánchez Prado is Professor of Spanish and Latin American Studies at Washington University in Saint Louis, USA. He is the author of El canon y sus formas: La reinvención de Harold Bloom y sus lecturas hispanoamericanas (2002), Naciones intelectuales: Las fundaciones de la modernidad literaria mexicana 1917-1959 (2009, winner of the LASA Mexico 2010 Humanities Book Award), Intermitencias americanistas: Ensayos académico y literarios 2004-2009 (2012), Screening Neoliberalism: Transforming Mexican Cinema 1988-2012 (2014), and Strategic Occidentalism: “World Literature,” Mexican Fiction and the Neoliberalization of the Book Market (forthcoming).

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
Ignacio M. Sánchez Prado (Washington University in St. Louis, USA)
2. Into the 'Oriental' Zone: Edward Said and Mexican Literature
Laura Torres-Rodríguez (New York University, USA)
3. The Perils of Ownership: Property and Literature in 19th-Century Mexico
Ana Sabau (University of Michigan, USA)
4. Pale Theory: Amado Nervo and the Absential
José Ramón Ruisánchez Serra (University of Houston, USA)
5. Mexican Revolution and Literary Form: Reflections on Nellie Campobello's Cartucho
Ignacio M. Sánchez Prado (Washington University in St. Louis, USA)
6. The Nature of Revolution in Rafael F. Muñoz's Se llevaron el cañon para Bachimba
Carolyn Fornoff (Lycoming College, USA)
7. Reading Rulfo between Benjamin and Derrida: End of Story
Bruno Bosteels (Cornell University, USA)
8. Rosario Castellanos' Southern Gothic: Indigenous Labor, Land Reform and the Production of Ladina Subjectivity
Ericka Beckman (University of Illinois, USA)
9. Beginnings of José Emilio Pacheco
Christina Soto van der Plas (Cornell University / University of California Riverside, USA)
10. A Theory of Trauma and the Historical Novel: A Small Theoretical Treaty on Fernando del Paso's Noticias del Imperio
Pedro Ángel Palou (Tufts University, USA)
11. Embodiment Envy: Love, Sex and Death in Pedro Ángel Palou's Con la muerte en los puños
Rebecca Janzen (University of South Carolina, USA)
12. Visualizing the Nonnormative Body in Guadalupe Nettel's El cuerpo en que nací
Lilia Adriana Pérez Limón (University of Oklahoma-Norman, USA)
13. Fictions of Sovereignty: The Narconovel, National Security and Mexico's Criminal Governmentality
Oswaldo Zavala (The College of Staten Island & The Graduate Center, CUNY, USA)
14. Writing and the Body: Interfaces of Violence in Neoliberal Mexico
Roberto Cruz Arzabal (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico)
15. The Politics of Infrastructure in Contemporary Mexican Writing
Brian Whitener (University of South Alabama, USA)
16. 'Dickens + MP3 ÷ Balzac + JPEG' or, Art and the Value of Innovation in the Contemporary Mexican Novel
Emilio Sauri (University of Massachusetts-Boston, USA)

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