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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2003) 83 (4): 748–749.
Published: 01 November 2003
...Richard Boyer Lizardi and the Birth of the Novel in Spanish America. By nancy vogeley. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2001. Illustrations. Map. Notes. Bibliography. Index. xiii, 342 pp. Cloth,$59.95. 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 Book Reviews General Recovering...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2001) 81 (2): 389–390.
Published: 01 May 2001
...Charles W. Macune, Jr. Pirate Novels: Fictions of Nation Building in Spanish America. By nina gerassi-navarro. Latin American Studies/Postcolonial Studies. Durham: Duke University Press, 1999. Illustrations. Notes. Bibliography. Index. x, 251 pp. Cloth, $49.95. Paper, $17.95. 2001 by Duke...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2017) 97 (4): 651–679.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Revolutionary Alliance (APRA) following his deportation from Peru in October 1923. This study shows that personal experiences of self-transformation in exile were necessary for young APRA pioneers to break away from their pasts before they could create novel political philosophies that aimed to transform Peru...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2018) 98 (3): 528–529.
Published: 01 August 2018
... study of nineteenth-century Rio de Janeiro, the book challenges conventional divisions between history and literature. Frank encourages us to see the novels that he reads— Sonhos d'ouro by José de Alencar, Memórias póstumas de Brás Cubas by Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis, and O coruja by Aluísio...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2014) 94 (3): 517–519.
Published: 01 August 2014
... curtain, filtering the light absorbed by the deep tone of the furniture's brocade, the opaque wood of the piano” (p. 63). Which is the opening of a modernist novel, and which comes from an advertisement for a nineteenth-century luxury goods store? In fact, the second is the advert, and the first is the...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2017) 97 (4): 740–741.
Published: 01 November 2017
...] as a powerful symbol” of courtship but also shaped new forms of mass writing such as the novel, the newspaper, and the love letter manual, contributing in this way to the construction of a robust “passionate public sphere” (pp. 4, 11). Drawing on an array of documents that include transcripts of...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2018) 98 (4): 725–726.
Published: 01 November 2018
... world through the senses and ideas, the Lima group claimed that it was also possible to teach through the feelings and emotions represented in their novels. Following a Latin American tradition that included Venezuelan Andrés Bello and Argentine Domingo Faustino Sarmiento, the Lima writers granted great...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2015) 95 (1): 177–178.
Published: 01 February 2015
..., Watson examines how Afro-Hispanic and West Indian–descended writers, from the late nineteenth to the early twenty-first century, utilized poetry, novels, plays, and short stories to negotiate and develop an Afro-Panamanian identity. Watson grounds this discussion in a rich analysis that includes...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2015) 95 (4): 683–684.
Published: 01 November 2015
... novels serves as the stage for the performance of Spanish American creole subjectivity in all its multiplicities and contradictions. In her study, Austin aims to “analyze the inherently multiple nature of the exemplary discourses” that she explores and to “present a model for reading creole subjectivity...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2017) 97 (1): 188–189.
Published: 01 February 2017
... novelist Benito Pérez Galdós (1843–1920). She analyzes in great detail the meaning of two of Galdós's novels— Lo prohibido (1884–1885) and El amigo Manso (1882)—in which Cuba and the Cuban people appear not simply as a backdrop but as truly central to the plot and story. She highlights Galdós's...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2016) 96 (4): 745–746.
Published: 01 November 2016
... publishers pitching the Madre Matiana prophecies at midcentury was the Abadiano empire. It turned out pamphlets, invitations, announcements, forms, flyers, bibles, political tracts, devotional manuals, government and church bulletins, and novels. It also imported foreign books. In its offices gathered...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2017) 97 (2): 372–373.
Published: 01 May 2017
... efforts to repurpose former torture centers, coincided with the release of cultural works that similarly responded to the dictatorship, such as novels, films, or television shows. In the ensuing public discussions and understandings, the institutional mechanisms and cultural productions intertwined, and...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2016) 96 (1): 199–200.
Published: 01 February 2016
... Press 2016 In 1826, US citizens celebrated the 50th anniversary of independence with revelry and publications. Timothy Flint's Francis Berrian (1826) was one of several novels written for the occasion, as well as James Fenimore Cooper's The Prairie (1827). These two novels offered radically...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2015) 95 (3): 554–555.
Published: 01 August 2015
... nationhood” (p. viii). Focusing on the two Laredos — Laredo, Texas, and Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas — Yolanda Padilla emphasizes the importance of including the Mexican American response to the revolution — the “other novel(s) of the Revolution” — in the historiography of the revolution (p. 134). The novels of...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2016) 96 (3): 574–575.
Published: 01 August 2016
... historiography. Building from theoretical work (by Benedict Anderson and Timothy Brennan) on the importance of the novel in nation-building processes, Toner examines a wide range of Mexican novels over the first century of the republican period. Though many arguments about the role of alcohol emerge from this...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2014) 94 (3): 508–510.
Published: 01 August 2014
... Altamirano's literature has been studied significantly, especially his novel El Zarco (1901), but most of these studies have examined only certain elements of this story, such as the identity of the Indian, “the ugly Indian,” or Indianness. For Lund, previous scholars have not paid attention to the troubled...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2015) 95 (1): 178–180.
Published: 01 February 2015
... Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao (2007) with Mario Vargas Llosa's The Feast of the Goat (2000) and “other canonical Dominican dictatorship novels,” arguing that “these tend to foreground and ultimately exoticize the dictator and his regime by fixating on its violent and sexual excesses” (p. 129). She says...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2016) 96 (1): 188–190.
Published: 01 February 2016
... Violence,” discusses cinema, literature, and a graphic novel. One of the important ideas in this section is the status of guilt socially inherited by family members of those who perpetrated violence (on either side of the conflict). For example, these family members may be held responsible for their...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2017) 97 (1): 171–173.
Published: 01 February 2017
...). The author's reading of Ernesto Cardenal's oeuvre—most notably his long poem Hora 0 (1960)—of the epigrammatic poetry of the era, and of Lizandro Chávez Alfaro's landmark novel Trágame tierra (1969) are especially rich and insightful. In his treatment of the period of the last Somoza (Anastasio...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2018) 98 (4): 772–773.
Published: 01 November 2018
... overall project is to assess the revolution as a series of texts through five organizing concepts, each of which gets a chapter: extension, depth, life, fantasy, and synchronicity. The range of those texts is impressive, spanning novels, memoirs, autobiographies, films, photography, painting, and...