publication . Other literature type . 2015

Reposicionamiento de identidad: Conflictos de representacion, performance y espacio en la literatura de mediados del siglo XX por tres escritoras chilenas

Vallejos-Moreno, Yasmina Adriana;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2015
  • Publisher: Purdue University
  • Country: United States
Abstract
This dissertation analyzes six novels by Chilean writers: Marta Brunet's:Humo hacia el sur (1946) and Maria Nadie (1957); Mercedes Valdivieso's La brecha (1961) and La tierra que les di (1963), and Maria Elena Gertner'sIslas en la ciudad (1958) and La Derrota (1964). This study explores the articulations of gender, race, class relations, and identity representation in mid-20th -century Chilean literature. I argue that a number of female writers in mid-twentieth century Chile played an important role in the construction of a national identity as they examined traditional social practices and models, and provided new grounds to portray diverse groups and their rel...
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free text keywords: Latin American Languages and Societies
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