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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (2): 119–127.
Published: 01 June 1996
...Doris Sommer © 1996 University of Washington 1996 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. The Places of History: Regionalism Revisited in Latin America Doris Sommer Latin American literatures...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (2): 175–191.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Doris Sommer Abstract During the US Cold War boom in area studies, scholars would sometimes innocently support homeland economic and political interests. In Latin America and elsewhere, the fact-finding focus often morphed into the look of love, as objects of investigation turned out to be more...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (4): 598–601.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Monika Kaup Magical Realism and the History of the Emotions in Latin America . By Arellano Jerónimo . Lewisburg, PA : Bucknell University Press ; Lanham, MD : Rowman and Littlefield , 2015 . xxxii + 210 pp. Copyright © 2016 by University of Washington 2016 Magical Realism...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (4): 512–513.
Published: 01 December 1950
... and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1949. Pp. xiv + 206. $4.00. New World Literature: Tradition and Revolt in Latin America. By ARTURO TORRES-RIOSECO.Berkeley and Los Angeles : University of California Press, 1949. Pp. v + 250. $3.75. Rub& Dario : Antologia Poe‘tica...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (2): 269–278.
Published: 01 June 1996
...Francine Masiello © 1996 University of Washington 1996 Melodrama, Sex, and Nation in Latin America’s Fin de Siglo Francine Masiello ossip and public opinion come to play a distinguished role in GLatin American narrative of the lastJin de siglo. The gossip colum- nist...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (2): 221–241.
Published: 01 June 2007
... new book projects: Baroque New Worlds: Representation, Transculturation, Counterconquest , edited with Lois Parkinson Zamora (forthcoming), and American Neobaroques: Twentieth-Century Cycles of Rearticulation . “The Future Is Entirely Fabulous”: The Baroque Genealogy of Latin America’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (2): 129–152.
Published: 01 June 2010
... to be framed as a choice between symbolic economy (Casanova's “universal” literary capital) and political economy (the focus of many Latin Americanist scholars on hegemonic constructions of modernity). Yet the unique circumstances of Mundial —published in Paris by Spanish America's most famous poet, composed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (3): 301–302.
Published: 01 September 1959
... on subjects ranging from literary and cultural themes to poetry and prose in Latin America. The volume is divided into four sections. In the first part, “Temas literarios,” the author has included essays devoted to specific writers and to subjects of a more general nature, for example...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (2): 208–211.
Published: 01 June 1978
... dimension, or doubling, of the sense of otherness which Latin Ameri- cans experience derives from Latin America’s history, especially its historical relation to Europe. The referent of the twentieth-century literary search for identity may be nineteenth-century Europe for European and Latin Ameri...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (2): 341–353.
Published: 01 June 1996
...José E. Limón © 1996 University of Washington 1996 Mexicans, Foundational Fictions, and the United States: Caballero, a Late Border Romance Jose E. Lim6n n the nineteenth century the romance novel became a socially sig- Inificant literary presence in Latin America...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (3): 443–456.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Weber’s subject is pos- ing himself. It explores how anticolonial writing, from Africa, Asia, and Latin America, as well as from Europe and the United States, has told the story of Europe’s embarking on a “line of development having uni- versal significance and value.” In particular, I highlight...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (2): 369–379.
Published: 01 June 1996
... and fullness. This assump- tion measures, of course, the apprehension informing those construc- tions and definitions. By focusing my reflection on Latin America at the turn of the century, that is, at the moment of its complex entrance into modernity, I must take into account two related issues: first...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (3): 415–416.
Published: 01 September 2021
... Reading for Form . Edited by Susan J. Wolfson and Marshall Brown 1997 Pierre Bourdieu and Literary History . Edited by Marshall Brown 1996 The Places of History: Regionalism Revisited in Latin America . Edited by Doris Sommer 1993 The State of Literary History . Edited by Marshall Brown...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 351–372.
Published: 01 September 2012
... economic semiperipheries, was far from culturally peripheral, having assumed market dominance in the literary world eld. Bolaño disparaged those imitators who produced debased versions of magical realism chock- full of exotic stereotypes of Latin America for export: dictators, patriarchs, sexy...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (3): 423–442.
Published: 01 September 2004
... borders between colonial and post- colonial have come down, in which these categories actually come together as one. A historian of Latin America has remarked that the present there “seems not so much to replace the past as to superimpose itself on it.”5 Perhaps we have learned from the first...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (2): 253–267.
Published: 01 June 1996
... in order to reformulate the relations of power and to denounce cor- ruption. Bello believes that grammarians were called on to record the 9 Bello’s efforts to define a distinct grammar failed. In the 1880s the nations of Latin America officially adopted the norms of the Real Academia...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (2): 240–241.
Published: 01 June 1943
... awaited with interest the publication of his history of Spanish-American literature. What we now have is not exactly what we were expecting; but it is just as good. It is not a formal history; rather it is a series of six essays on the main trends and movements of literature in Latin America...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (3): 503–504.
Published: 01 September 1942
.... * Books received which treat non-literary aspects of Latin-America bvill be found listed, and in many cases reviewed, in the Revista Iberoanirrirnr:a. ...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (4): 649–651.
Published: 01 December 1942
.... Books received which treat non-literary aspects of Latin-America will be found listed, and in many cases reviewed, in the Rarista Iberoamericana. ...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (3): 329–340.
Published: 01 September 1968
... in Latin America. Since communist ideology considers literature a vehicle for propaganda and frowns upon all forms of abstract art such as the nou- veau roman, Vargas Llosa, the dedicated artist, finds himself torn be- tween his political convictions and his artistic inclinations. His...