Critical Theory, Cultural Politics, and Latin American Narrative

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Critical Theory, Cultural Politics, and Latin American Narrative

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This volume is a collection of eight of the papers presented at The First Biennial Conference of The Latin American Consortium, entitled Narrative Practices and Cultural Discourse, held in 1990 at the University of Notre Dame. Taking a specific Latin American focus, the essays test an eclectic array of works in Latin American narrative literature against concepts and issues in poststructuralist critical theory. The contributors cross many regional, cultural, and disciplinary boundaries. Their essays encompass such timely issues as the possible correlations among postructuralism, postindustrialism, postmodernism, postcolonialism, and the Latin American literary postboom, as well as how Latin American writing has both responded to and participated in these socio-cultural developments. One commonality exists among all the essays: none of them treat works of Latin American narrative literature independent of the historical, critical, and theoretical discourses that have built up around t