9780791441510

Writing Paris : Urban Topographies of Desire in Contemporary Latin American Fiction

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  • ISBN13:

    9780791441510

  • ISBN10:

    0791441512

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1999-06-01
  • Publisher: State Univ of New York Pr
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Author Biography

Marcy E. Schwartz is Assistant Professor of Spanish at Rutgers University-New Brunswick.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
ix
Acknowledgments xi
Introduction The City As Text and Paris As Fiction 1(10)
Desiring Paris
The Latin American Conception of the Lettered City, 1840 to 1960
11(16)
The Interstices of Desire
Paris As Passageway in Julio Cortazar's Short Fiction
27(36)
The Immovable Feast
Paris and Politics in Manuel Scorza's La danza inmovil
63(26)
On the Border
Cultural and Linguistic Trespassing in Alfredo Bryce Echenique's La vida exagerada de Martin Romana and El hombre que hablaba de Octavia de Cadiz
89(26)
Paris Under Her Skin
Luisa Futoransky's Urban Inscriptions of Exile
115(30)
Epilogue 145(4)
Notes 149(16)
Bibliography 165(14)
Index 179

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