Structures of Power: Essays on Twentieth-Century Spanish-American Fiction

Structures of Power: Essays on Twentieth-Century Spanish-American Fiction

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780791428405
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 02/28/1996
Series: SUNY series in Latin American and Iberian Thought and Culture Series
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 5.87(w) x 8.92(h) x 0.48(d)

About the Author

Terry J. Peavler is Professor of Spanish and Assistant Dean of Liberal Arts at The Pennsylvania State University. His books include Individuations: The Novel as Dissent, Ex texto en llamas: el arte narrativo de Juan Rulfo, and Julio Cortazar.

Peter Standish is Professor and Chair in the Department of Foreign Languages at East Carolina University, Greenville. His books include Variedades del español actual and Mario Vargas Llosa: La ciudad y los perros.

Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors

Introduction

See(k)ing Power/ Framing Power in Selected Works of Jose Donoso
Sharon Magnarelli

Monuments and Scribes: El hablador Addresses Ethnography
Sara Castro-Klaren

The Delegitimizing Carnival of El otono del Patriarca
Rosalia Cornejo-Parriego

Magus, Masque, and the Machinations of Authority: Cortazar at Play
Peter Standish

Politicizing Myth and Absence: From Macedonio Fernandez to Augusto Roa Bastos
Todd S. Garth

The Underlying Currents of "Caciqusmo" in the Narratives of Juan Rulfo
Jose Carlos Gonzalez Boixo

Cabrera Infante's Undertow
Terry J. Peavler

Of Power and Virgins: Alejandra Pizarnik's La condesa sangrienta
David William Foster

The Politics of "Wargasm": Sexuality, Domination and Female Subversion in Luisa Valenzuela's Cambio De Armas
Rosemary Geisdorfer Feal

Index

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