Logos and the Word- The Novel of Language and Linguistic Motivation in Grande Sertao: Veredas and Tres Tristes Tigres (Utah Studies in Literature and Linguistics, Vol. 23)

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Readers and critics alike have found the dense - Joyce-like - verbal inventions of these two experimental Latin American novels gratuitous and incomprehensible. This study, however, by articulating the «grammar» of the neologisms, relating them to the thematic, stylistic, and semiotic elements of the text, and exposing their linguistically motivated nature, reveals the textual languages not as a descent into Babel but as attempts to storm a linguistic Eden. The study sets up a comparative framework for both works through a new, formal definition of the Latin American novel of language. The ensuing discussion establishes that whereas the Brazilian author shapes language into a more transparent and «natural» copy of (his vision of) the world, Cabrera Infante invents a pure, non-referential «anti-language» as secret as the Havana nightworld of Tres tristes tigres.

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Stephanie Merrim is professor of Hispanic studies and comparative literature at Brown University. Her previous books include "Feminist Perspectives on Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz" (1991) and "Logos and the Word" (1983).

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