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Author Arias, Arturo, 1950-
Title Taking their word [electronic resource] : literature and the signs of Central America / Arturo Arias.
Published Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c2007.
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 Electronic Book  PQ7471 .A75 2007eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 299 p.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-278) and index.
Contents Revolutionary endgame : globalization and the trajectory of narrative -- Erotic transgression and recodification of values in Asturias's Mulata -- Identity or literariness : the emergence of a New Maya literature -- Authoring ethnicized subjects : the performative production of the subaltern self -- After the controversy : lessons learned about subalternity and the indigenous subject -- Reading truthfully : an American reading of a subaltern text -- The burning of the Spanish embassy : Máximo Cajal versus David Stoll -- The Maya movement -- Central American-Americans? : Latino and Latin American subjectivities -- American Central Americans : invisibility and representation in the Latino United States -- Conclusion: Forever modern, forever marginal.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Central American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Central American literature -- Mayan influences.
National characteristics, Central American, in literature.
Related To Print version: Arias, Arturo,. Taking their word. Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c2007. 9780816648481 0816648484 9780816648498 0816648492 (DLC) 2007004495
ISBN 0816654441 (electronic bk.)
9780816654444 (electronic bk.)
9780816648481 (hc : alk. paper)
0816648484 (hc : alk. paper)
9780816648498 (pb : alk. paper)
0816648492 (pb : alk. paper)