Figural Conquistadors: Rewriting the New World's Discovery and Conquest in Mexican and River Plate Novels of the 1980s and 1990s (Google eBook)

Front Cover
Bucknell University Press, 2006 - Literary Criticism - 194 pages
0 Reviews
'Figural Conquistadors' explores the role of historical and fictionalised figures from the New World historiographically in eight novels published in Mexico and the River Plate during the 1980s and 1990s. The text pays attention to the fundamental role of fictional autobiographies and testimonials in rewriting historiographical discourses.
  

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Acknowledgments
7
Rewriting the Relation as Autobiography
23
Fictional Marginal Figures and the Rewriting of
56
Rewriting Stories about Vilified Figures from
83
Restaging Columbus
110
Afterword
138
Bibliography
170
Index
185
Copyright

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2006)

Mark A. Hernandez is assistant professor of Spanish in the Department of Romance Languages at Tufts University in Medford.

Bibliographic information