Satire in Colonial Spanish America: Turning the New World Upside Down

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Satire, the use of criticism cloaked in wit, has been employed since classical times to challenge the established order of society. In colonial Spanish America during the sixteenth through the eighteenth centuries, many writers used satire to resist Spanish-imposed social and literary forms and find an authentic Latin American voice. This study explores the work of eight satirists of the colonial period and shows how their literary innovations had a formative influence on the development of the modern Latin American novel, ...

Satire in Colonial Spanish America: Turning the New World Upside Down 2011, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

ISBN-13: 9780292729803

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Satire in Colonial Spanish America: Turning the New World Upside Down 1993, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

ISBN-13: 9780292776548

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