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Published: 21 June 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380962-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8096-2
Published: 08 March 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059080-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9172-1
... This chapter traces the symbolism of the Prestes Column between 1930 (when Getúlio Vargas seized power) and 1954 (when Vargas committed suicide). As a way to weave together the trajectories of former tenente leaders during the turbulent Vargas era—giving particular attention to key events...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374763-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... structures of power, which have created a contemporary era of unsustainable production. Reading the zombies of the story as symbols related to dominant economic, racial, and power structures, the chapter suggests that Díaz uses these paradigms in his literary imaginary, crafting a decolonial narrative...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374763-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... This chapter examines the Greater Antillean routes in Díaz’s work to unveil how the Caribbean, a central site of the modern era’s most intense mobility of people, as a point of departure or destination, has given rise to diasporic formations. It places Díaz in relation to his peers...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... era of unsustainable production. Reading the zombies of the story as symbols related to dominant economic, racial, and power structures, the chapter suggests that Díaz uses these paradigms in his literary imaginary, crafting a decolonial narrative that conveys that the zombie is a morally...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
...Mapping Literary Geographies This chapter examines the Greater Antillean routes in Díaz’s work to unveil how the Caribbean, a central site of the modern era’s most intense mobility of people, as a point of departure or destination, has given rise to diasporic formations. It places Díaz...