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Author Sanjinés C., Javier, 1948-
Title Mestizaje upside-down : aesthetic politics in modern Bolivia / Javier Sanjinés C.
Published Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press, c2004.
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 Floor2  F3310 .S26 2004    IN LIBRARY
Description x, 226 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series Illuminations : cultural formations of the Americas
Illuminations (Pittsburgh, Pa.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-217) and index.
Contents Introduction: Modernity from within and without : observing power with both eyes -- Chapter 1. Solving the Indian problem : the genealogy of autochthonous discourse -- Foundational ambiguity -- Racial regeneration and the feigned authenticity of the autochthonous -- The irrationalist construction of the nation -- Franz Tamayo awakens the nation. Chapter 2. Aestheticizing politics : vision, discipline, and allegorical dissent -- Guzmán de Rojas and disciplinary optics -- From the mystical landscape to Cholo dissent -- Arturo Borda and the rhetoric of decay. Chapter 3. Politicizing art, demystifying mestizaje -- Céspedes demystifies Tamayo -- Montenegro on nationalism -- Zavaleta on the skeletal and the carnal. Chapter 4. Indianizing the q'ara : mestizaje turned upside down -- The two katarismos : within, without, against -- Moderate katarismo : the "theory of both eyes" -- Radical katarismo : El Mallku's viscerality -- Displacing mestizaje -- Negativity and subaltern knowledge -- Subalternity's epistemic and political contribution.
Subject Mestizaje -- Bolivia.
Bolivia -- Intellectual life.
Arts, Bolivian.
Bolivia -- Race relations.
Nationalism -- Bolivia.
Politics and culture -- Bolivia.
ISBN 0822942275 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC number 53162552