Decolonial Approaches to Latin American Literatures and by Juan G. Ramos, Tara Daly

By Juan G. Ramos, Tara Daly

Decolonial techniques to Latin American Literatures and Cultures engages and problematizes suggestions comparable to “decolonial” and “coloniality” to question methodologies in literary and cultural scholarship. whereas the 11 contributions produce varied methods to literary and cultural texts starting from Pre-Columbian to modern works, there's a collective wondering of the very thought of “Latin America,” what “Latin American” comprises or leaves out, and a number of the practices and destinations constituting Latinamericanism. This transdisciplinary examine goals to open an evolving corpus of decolonial scholarship, supplying a distinct access element into the literature and fabric tradition made from precolonial to modern occasions.

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And Ed. Roland Hamilton. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2016. Print. Legrás, Horacio. Literature and Subjection: The Economy of Writing and Marginality in Latin America. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2008. Print. Mignolo, Walter D. The Darker Side of Western Modernity: Global Futures, Decolonial Options. Durham: Duke University Press, 2011. Print. ——. The Idea of Latin America. Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2005. Print. ——. ” Comparison. Theories, Approaches, Uses. Eds. Rita Felshi and Susan Stanford Friedman, Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins UP, 2013.

Comparison: Theories, Approaches, Uses. Eds. Rita Felski and Susan Stanford Friedman. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013. 99–119. Print. ——. The Darker Side of Western Modernity: Global Futures, Decolonial Options. Durham: Duke University Press, 2011. Print. ——. The Darker Side of the Renaissance. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1995. Print. ——. The Idea of Latin America. Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2005. Print. Moraña, Mabel, Enrique Dussel, and Carlos A. Jáuregui. ” Coloniality at Large: Latin America and the Postcolonial Debate.

This object is chosen because a good many of the participants in this discussion work in departments of language and literature. However, the choice is more keenly prompted by the fact that, since the 1970s in the US academy, we have had a productive and vigorous discussion on Latin American culture and literature informed by questions posed from the perspectives of postmodern theory and cultural studies, as well as postcolonial and decolonial critiques, which have produced a great deal of revamping scholarship that needs to inform the curriculum in a more direct and incisive way.

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