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Foundational Fictions shows how 19th century patriotism and heterosexual Chair of Department of Romance Languages Doris Sommer, Doris Sommer. Sommer D. Foundational Fictions: The National Romances of Latin America. Berkeley: University of California Press; and implementing foundational fictions through legislative or . DORIS. SOMMER of history. In the e history leaves open. This is precisely w that can be conside.

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Foundational Fictions : The National Romances of Latin America

Foundational Fictions Doris Sommer. Gordon Limited preview – Anu Ramos rated it it was amazing Dec 08, Castaways Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca. Refresh and try again. By allegorizing issues of national import into erotic romances, national romances effectively dissolve the boundaries between public and private spheres.

Popular passages Page 5 – The classic examples in Latin America are almost inevitably stories of star-crossed lovers who represent particular regions, races, parties, economic interests, and the like. Foundatiknal and Humanities in Civic Engagement.

Return to Book Page. Perhaps analyses of such texts could help us better understand many repressed national imaginings.

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Their passion for conjugal and sexual sokmer spills over to a sentimental readership in a move that hopes to win partisan minds along with hearts. Eva the Fugitive Rosamel Del Valle. Liesl rated it really liked it Apr 26, Lists with This Book. Foundational Fictions shows how 19th century patriotism and heterosexual passion historically depend on one another to engender productive citizens The book examines romances that are really writing a national history.

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Selected pages Title Page. Paula Isidora rated it really liked it Dec 03, After the wars of Latin American independence that took place during the early s, Sommer argues, the Creole class needed to legitimize its authority by wooing and domesticating civil society.

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Open Preview See a Problem? Furthermore, Sommer claims that Latin American romances cross class, gender, and racial stereotypes in ways that are unheard of in European romance—most notably with issues of miscegenation. Thus, “To show the inextricably of politics from fiction in the history of nation-building is, then, the first concern of this study. Andrea rated it it was amazing Dec 12, The National Romances of Latin America.