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The Emergence of Latin American Science Fiction
Rachel Haywood Ferreira

Wesleyan University Press



Contents

List of Illustrations
• Acknowledgments
• Introduction: Latin American Science Fiction Discovers Its Roots
• DISPLACEMENT IN SPACE AND TIME: THE LATIN AMERICAN UTOPIA AND DYSTOPIA
• Fósforos-Cerillos, “Mexico in the Year 1970”
• Joaquim Felício dos Santos,
Pages from the History of Brazil Written in the Year 2
Eduardo Ladislao Holmberg, The Marvelous Journey of Mr. Nic-Nac . . .
Eduardo de Ezcurra, In the Thirtieth Century
• Godofredo Barnsley,
S<<atilde>>o Paulo in the Year 2 . . .
Eduardo Urzaiz, Eugenia
THE IMPACT OF DARWINISM: CIVILIZATION AND BARBARISM MEET EVOLUTION AND DEVOLUTION
• Augusto Emílio Zaluar,
Doctor Benignus
Eduardo Ladislao Holmberg, Two Factions Struggle for Life
• Leopoldo Lugones, “Essay on a Cosmogony in Ten Lessons,” “The Origin of the Flood,” “Yzur”
• Joaquim Manuel de Macedo, “The End of the World”
• Aluísio Azevedo, “Demons”
• Amado Nervo, “The Last War”
• Martín Luis Guzmán, “How the War Ended in 1917”
• STRANGE FORCES: EXPLORING THE LIMITS OF SCIENCE
• Eduardo Ladislao Holmberg,
Two Factions Struggle for Life [coda]
• Carlos Olivera, “Death at a Fixed Hour”
• Leopoldo Lugones, “The Omega Force,” “Psychon,” “An Inexplicable Phenomenon,” “Viola Acherontia,” “Metamusic”
• Miguel Cané, “The Harmonies of Light”
• Juana Manuela Gorriti, “He Who Listens May Hear—To His Regret: Confidence of a Confidence”
• Pedro Castera, “A Celestial Journey,”
Querens
Amado Nervo, The Soul-Giver, “The Sixth Sense”
• THE DOUBLE: FROM SCIENCE TO TECHNOLOGY
• Eduardo Ladislao Holmberg, “Horacio Kalibang or The Automatons”
• Alejandro Cuevas, “The Apparatus of Doctor Tolimán”
• Horacio Quiroga,
The Artificial Man, “The Portrait,” “The Vampire”
• Conclusion: A Global Genre in the Periphery
• Chronology: Latin American Science Fiction through 1920
• Notes
• Bibliography
• Primary Texts
• Secondary Sources
• Index

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