Murder and Masculinity: Violent Fictions of Twentieth-Century Latin America

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Rebecca Biron breaks new ground in this study of masculinity, violence, and the strategic construction of collective political identities in twentieth-century Latin American fiction. By engaging current sociological, psychoanalytic, and feminist theories, Murder and Masculinity analyses the cliche of proving virility through violence against women. Biron develops her argument through close readings of five works: Jorge Luis Borges's `La intrusa', Armonia Somer's `El despojo', Clarice Lispector's A Maga no Escuro, Manuel ...

Murder and Masculinity: Violent Fictions of Twentieth-Century Latin America 2000, Vanderbilt University Press, Nashville, TN

ISBN-13: 9780826513472

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Murder and Masculinity: Violent Fictions of Twentieth-Century Latin America 2000, Vanderbilt University Press, Nashville, TN

ISBN-13: 9780826513427

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Murder and Masculinity: Violent Fictions of Twentieth-Century Latin America 2000, Liverpool University Press, Liverpool

ISBN-13: 9780853235552

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