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Author Conway, Christopher B., 1969-

Title The cult of Bolivar in Latin American literature / Christopher B. Conway.

Imprint Gainesville : University Press of Florida, c2003.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  860.9351 C769c 2003    ---  Available
Description xii, 192 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [173]-183) and index.
Contents Introduction : Dominant poses, iconoclastic gestures -- Bolivar and the emergence of a national religion -- Monumentalism and the erotics of national degeneration -- The promise of Bolivarian paternity -- "A whore in the palace" : The poetics of pornodetraction -- Solitude, signs, and power in The General in his labyrinth -- Afterword: Bolivarian self-fashioning into the twenty-first century.
Subject Spanish American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Spanish American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Bolivar, Simon, 1783-1830 -- In literature.
Spanish American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Spanish American fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Hero worship -- Venezuela.
ISBN 0813026830 (alk. paper)
Standard No. UKM bA3U5855

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