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Author Ramos, Julio.
Uniform Title Desencuentros de la modernidad en América Latina. English
Title Divergent modernities : culture and politics in 19th century Latin America / Julio Ramos ; translated by John D. Blanco ; foreword by José David Saldivar.
Published Durham : Duke University Press, 2001.
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 Floor4  PQ7081 .R3813 2000    IN LIBRARY
  
Description xlvi, 328 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Post-contemporary interventions
Latin America in translation/en traducción/em tradução
Post-contemporary interventions.
Latin America in translation/en traducción/em tradução.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The other's knowledge: writing and orality in Sarmiento's Facundo -- Knowledge-(as)-said: language and politics in Andrés Bello -- Fragmentation of the republic of letters -- Limits of autonomy: journalism and literature -- Decorating the city: the chronicle and urban experience -- Machinations: literature and technology -- "This cardboard tabloid life": literature and the masses -- Culturalism and Latinoamericanismo -- "Nuestra América": the art of good governance -- The repose of heroes: on poetry and war in José Martí -- Migratories -- Appendixes: Translations of three texts by José Martí : Our America ; Prologue to Poema del Niágara ; Coney Island.
Subject Spanish American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Politics and literature -- Latin America -- History -- 19th century.
ISBN 0822319810 (alk. paper)
082231990X (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC number 41580512