Transatlantic Translations: Dialogues in Latin American Literature

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Christened the New World, Latin America represented a new beginning for Spanish colonists. In fact, the discovery of Latin America was only part of a continuing, worldwide search for new resources: fertile land, precious metals, and slave labor. Nevertheless, this idealized image of Latin America continues to dominate interpretations of natives, who are transformed into marginalized, romanticized figures, either unusually wise or wildly heroic. Transatlantic Translations refigures Latin American narratives outside of ...

Transatlantic Translations: Dialogues in Latin American Literature 2006, Reaktion Books

ISBN-13: 9781861892874

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