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Brown, J. Andrew

Latin American Science Fiction

Brown, J. Andrew - Latin American Science Fiction, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
J. Andrew Brown, M. Elizabeth Ginway

Part I. Speculating a Canon: Latin America’s SF Traditions

2. Islands in the Slipstream: Diasporic Allegories in Cuban Science Fiction since the Special Period
Emily A. Maguire

3. Time Travel and History in Carmen Boullosa’s 1991 Llanto, novelas imposibles
Claire Taylor

4. João Guimarães Rosa’s “A Young Man, Gleaming, White” and the Protocol of the Question
Braulio Tavares

5. Bolaño and Science Fiction: Deformities
Álvaro Bisama

Part II. On the Periphery of the Periphery: Cyberpunk and Zombies in Latin America

6. Sexilia and the Perverse World of the Future: An Argentine Version of Barbarella and Sade
Fernando Reati

7. Ending the World with Words: Bernardo Fernández (BEF) and the Institutionalization of Science Fiction in Mexico
Ignacio M. Sánchez Prado

8. Teenage Zombie Wasteland: Suburbia after the Apocalypse in Mike Wilson’s Zombie and Edmundo Paz Soldán’s Los vivos y los muertos
David Laraway

Part III. Comics and Film: Latin American SF across Genres

9. Oesterheld’s Iconic and Ironic Eternautas
Rachel Haywood Ferreira

10. Brazilian Science Fiction and the Visual Arts: From Political Cartoons to Contemporary Comics
Octavio Aragão

11. Science Fiction and Metafiction in the Cinematic Works of Brazilian Director Jorge Furtado
M. Elizabeth Ginway, Alfredo Suppia

Keywords: Linguistics, English, Postcolonial/World Literature, Literature, general, Twentieth-Century Literature, Literary History, Fiction

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
250 pages
Category
Languages
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137312778
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-44809-8

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