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Fictional environments : mimesis, deforestation, and development in Latin America / Victoria Saramago.

Author/Creator:
Saramago, Victoria, 1985- author.
Publication:
Evanston, Illinois : Northwestern University Press, 2021.
Series:
FlashPoints (Evanston, Ill.) ; 37.
FlashPoints ; 37
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource.
Subjects:
Spanish American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Brazilian fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Environmentalism in literature.
Ecofiction -- History and criticism.
Contents:
Intro
Contents
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Part I. Conservation
Chapter 1. The Sertão Reconstructed: João Guimarães Rosa's Grande sertão: Veredas
Chapter 2. Narrative Conservation and Conservationist Narratives: Alejo Carpentier's Gran Sabana
Part II. Development
Chapter 3. Juan Rulfo's Pedro Páramo and the Green Revolution: Modern Literary and Agricultural Dilemmas
Chapter 4. Besieged Plots: Nonhuman Agency in Clarice Lispector's A cidade sitiada
Part III. The Rights of Nature, the Rights of Fiction
Chapter 5. Against Wind and Tide: Fiction, Ecology, and Politics in Mario Vargas Llosa's Amazon
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Index
Notes:
Electronic reproduction. New York Available via World Wide Web.
Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on November 25, 2020).
Contributor:
JSTOR (Online Service)
Other format:
Print version: Saramago, Victoria Fictional Environments : Mimesis, Deforestation, and Development in Latin America
ISBN:
9780810142619
0810142619
Publisher Number:
40030231211
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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