Latin America at Fin-de-Siecle Universal Exhibitions: Modern Cultures of Visuality


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"Spanning from the 1876 exposition in Philadelphia, through Paris 1889, and culminating in Paris 1900, this book examines how Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico forged the image of a modernizing Latin America at the moment of their insertion into the new visual economy of capitalism, as well as how its modern writers experienced and narrated these events by introducing new literary forms and modernizing literary language. Following these itineraries overseas and back, Uslenghi illuminates the contested, political, and ...

Latin America at Fin-De-Siècle Universal Exhibitions: Modern Cultures of Visuality 2015, Palgrave MacMillan, New York

ISBN-13: 9781137561947

2016 edition