7 edition of Fictions of capital found in the catalog.
Fictions of capital
Includes bibliographical references (p. 254-284) and index.
|Series||Cambridge studies in American literature and culture|
|LC Classifications||PS374.C36 G64 1990|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 290 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||290|
|LC Control Number||89009923|
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Ericka Beckman’s Capital Fictions is a devastating account of the complicity of the Latin American intellectual and literary elites in the exploitation of the continent. Focusing, first of all, on the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, when “letrados” were also presidents, ministers, customs agents and “principal architects of liberal reform,” she brings a refreshingly.
Ericka Beckman’s Capital Fictions is a devastating account of the complicity of the Latin American intellectual and literary elites in the exploitation of the continent. Focusing, first of all, on the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, when “letrados” were also presidents, ministers, customs agents and “principal architects of liberal reform,” she brings a refreshingly caustic analysis to.
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