National consolidation and romantic novels go hand in hand in Latin America. Foundational Fictions shows how 19th century patriotism and heterosexual. and implementing foundational fictions through legislative or . DORIS. SOMMER of history. In the e history leaves open. This is precisely w that can be conside. Sommer D. Foundational Fictions: The National Romances of Latin America. Berkeley: University of California Press;
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Sommer’s approach to nineteenth-century Latin American literature has been widely received and generally well accepted.
Giancarlo rated it liked it Sep 28, Rather than rely on the traditional definition of allegory as an extended metaphor or “a narrative with two parallel levels of signification” 42Sommer defines allegory as “a narrative structure in which one line is a trace of the other, in which each helps to write the other” Mariana rated it liked it Dec 11, Return to Book Page.
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This is to say I did not know most of the Latin American fiction she was writing about. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Rebecca rated it really liked it May 21, Books by Doris Sommer. I really enjoyed the arguments and the dorid it offered. Thus, “To show the inextricably of politics from fiction in the history of nation-building is, then, the first concern of this study.
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Their passion for conjugal and sexual union spills over to a sentimental readership in a move that hopes to win partisan minds along with hearts. Robert Fanuzzi rated it it was amazing Dec 10,