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The Resource Cannibal Democracy : Race and Representation in the Literature of the Americas

Cannibal Democracy : Race and Representation in the Literature of the Americas

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Cannibal Democracy : Race and Representation in the Literature of the Americas
Title
Cannibal Democracy
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Race and Representation in the Literature of the Americas
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Language
eng
Summary
Zita Nunes argues that the prevailing narratives of identity formation throughout the Americas share a dependence on metaphors of incorporation and, often, of cannibalism. From the position of the incorporating body, the construction of a national and racial identity through a process of assimilation presupposes a remainder, a residue. Nunes addresses works by writers and artists who explore what is left behind in the formation of national identities and speak to the limits of the contemporary discourse of democracy. Cannibal Democracy tracks its central metaphor?s circulation through the work
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MERUC
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Critical American Studies
Cannibal Democracy : Race and Representation in the Literature of the Americas
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Cannibal Democracy : Race and Representation in the Literature of the Americas
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.5749/j.ctttsjqz
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-200) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
United by anthropophagism -- Bringing in the dead : nostalgia and the refusal of loss in Gilberto Freyre's Casa Grande e Senzala -- The foreigner and the remainder -- The new Negro and the turn to South America -- The remainder is a reminder : cannibalizing the remains of the past
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1 online resource (xx, 218 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780816656523
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote

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