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Hemispheric Imaginations
North American Fictions of Latin America
Helmbrecht Breinig

Dartmouth College Press



Contents

• Preface
• PART I
• Introduction
• Alterity and Identity: Reflections on Approaching the Other
• PART II
• Foundational Narratives: Some Versions of Columbus
• Invasive Methods: The Opening of Latin America in Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century US Literature
• Representations of the Mexican Revolution in US Literature
• PART III
• Nature and Civilization: Nineteenth-Century Travelers and Twentieth-Century Escapists
• Gendered Perceptions of Latin America in Twentieth-Century US Literature
• PART IV
• The Post-Vietnam Era: Versions of Realism
• The Postmodern Response: Magical Realism and Metafiction
• Splintered Foundations: Postmodern and Native American Versions of Columbus
• PART V
• Canada and Latin America: Malcolm Lowry and the Other as Symbolic Field
• Post-Vietnam and Twenty-First-Century Canadian Visitors
• Postscript
• Notes
• Bibliography
• Index

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