Narrative and National Allegory in Romulo Gallegoss Venezuela
Hardcover. 190 pages. Dimensions: 9.2in. x 6.1in. x 0.5in.Venezuelas preeminent educator, politician, and most important author Rmulo Gallegos (1884-1969) left a lasting imprint on how Venezuelans conceive of their national history and identity. Jenni Lehtinen offers the first full-length study of Gallegoss later Venezuelan novels, Canaima (1935), Pobre negro (1937), and Sobre la misma tierra (1943), which have been up to now eclipsed by the critical attention devoted to Doa Brbara (1929). By combining close-readings organized around national allegory and narrative structure with discussions about Gallegoss socio-political essays, the study reveals previously ignored, radical developments in the Venezuelan authors ideologies. Through her bold reinterpretation of the later novels, Lehtinen reveals Gallegos as a far more innovative writer than has been traditionally appreciated. Jenni Lehtinen completed her doctoral studies in Spanish American literature at Wolfson College, University of Oxford, where she has held various teaching posts and lectured on Nation and Narration. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781907322792
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