Time Travel in the Latin American and Caribbean Imagination: Re-reading History

Time Travel in the Latin American and Caribbean Imagination: Re-reading History

by R. Alcocer

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Overview

Combining in innovative ways the tools and approaches of postcolonial and popular culture studies as well as comparative literary analysis, this is an ambitious, interdisciplinary study that develops - across several related discursive sites - an argument about the centrality of time travel in the Latin American and Caribbean imagination.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349298105
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 09/20/2011
Edition description: 1st ed. 2011
Pages: 238
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

RUDYARD J. ALCOCER Assistant Professor of Spanish at Georgia State University, USA.

Table of Contents

Prologue: Time Out of Joint Introduction: Time and Narrative in the Americas Continuing Encounters: Journeys to (and from) the 'Discovery' and Conquest of the Americas On Island Time? Temporal Displacement and the Caribbean The Ghost of La Malinche: Time Travel and Feminism Not Just Kids' Stuff: Time Travel as Pedagogy in the Americas Afterword: Time Travel Fact and Fiction

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