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La Parodia en la Nueva Novella Hispanoamericana (1960-1985) (Purdue University Monographs in Romance Languages 34)

La Parodia en la Nueva Novella Hispanoamericana (1960-1985) (Purdue University Monographs in Romance Languages 34)

By: Elzbieta Sklodow (author)Hardback

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In this brilliant overview of parodic praxis in the Spanish-American novel during the years 1960-1985, Elzbieta Sklodowska examines several aspects of parody: its role in the renovation of anachronistic forms of discourse (mock-epic) and the re-writing of the canon of the historical novel; its function in transgressing literary formulas (detective novel); its subversive quality in the counter-discourse of women writers; and the relation between parody, satire, irony, humor, and metafiction. This sound analysis of some twenty-five novels, carefully illustrated by works little treated in critical discourse, takes as its theoretical basis the works of the Russian Formalists and Linda Hutcheon's theory of parody.

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  • ISBN13: 9789027217530
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9789027217530
  • ISBN10: 902721753X
  • language of text: Spanish

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