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Author Nava, Alexander, 1967-
Title Wonder and exile in the New World / Alex Nava.
Published University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, c2013.
Book Cover

 Floor4  PQ7081 .N2826 2013    IN LIBRARY
Description xii, 260 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [245]-251) and index.
Contents Wonder and exile : mystical and prophetic perspectives -- Wanderers and wonderers in the New World : voices of the dispossessed -- The hidden god of the baroque : baroque wonders, baroque tragedies -- Baroque artists in exile : Cervantes and Sor Juana -- Mysticism and the marvelous in Latin American literature.
Summary "Explores the language of wonder in the history of the New World. Traces the preoccupation with this concept in the history of the Americas from the colonial era to the twentieth century, with the emergence of so-called magical realism"--Provided by publisher.
Subject Spanish American literature -- History and criticism.
America -- Early accounts to 1600 -- History and criticism.
America -- Discovery and exploration -- Spanish.
Baroque literature -- History and criticism.
Wonder in literature.
Wonder -- Religious aspects.
Magic realism (Literature)
Exile (Punishment) in literature.
Mysticism and literature.
ISBN 0271059931 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780271059938 (cloth : alk. paper)
Standard # 40022545243
OCLC number 828056002