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How ironic, the author thought on learning of the Sandinista's electoral defeat, that at its death the Revolutionary State left Woman, Violeta Chamorro, located at the center. The election signalled the end of one transition and the beginning of another, with Woman somewhere on the border between the neo-liberal and Marxist projects. It is such transitions that Ileana Rodriguez takes up here. How ironic, the author thought on learning of the Sandinista's electoral defeat, that at its death the Revolutionary State left Woman, Violeta Chamorro, located at the center. The election signalled the end of one transition and the beginning of another, with Woman somewhere on the border between the neo-liberal and Marxist projects. It is such transitions that Ileana Rodriguez takes up here, unravelling their weave of gender, ethnicity, and nation as it is revealed in literature written by women. In House/Garden/Nation the narratives of five Centro-Caribbean writers illustrate these times of transition: Dulce Maria Loynaz, from colonial rule to independence in Cuba; Jean Rhys, from colony to commonwealth in Dominica; Simone Schwarz-Bart, from slave to free labour in Guadeloupe; Gioconda Belli, from oligarchic capitalism to social democratic socialism in Nicaragua; and Teresa de la Parra, from independence to modernity in Venezuela. Focusing on the nation as garden, hacienda, or plantation, Rodriguez shows us these writers debating the predicament of women under nation formation from within the confines of marriage and home. In reading these post-colonial literatures by women facing the crisis of transition, this study highlights urgent questions of destitution, migration, exile, and inexperience, but also networks of value allotted to women: beauty, clothing, love. As a counterpoint on issues of legality, policy, and marriage, Rodriguez includes a chapter on male writers: Jose Eustacio Rivera, Omar Cabezas, and Romulo Gallegos. Her work presents a sobering picture of women at a crossroads, continually circumscribed by history and culture, writing their way. Ileana Rodriguez is Associate Professor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Ohio State University. She is a specialist in the centro-Caribbean area and has written extensively on the literature and culture of the island and mainland nations. Books, Society and Social Sciences~~Society & Culture General~~Social Groups, House/garden/nation~~Book~~9780822314653~~Ileana Rodriguez, , , , , , , , , ,, [PU: Duke University Press]

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"This is a superb book. One of the foremost Latin American literary critics writing today, Rodriguez offers in this study an important new perspective on the 'foundational' novels of early Latin-American nation-building and their relation to the modern and contemporary narratives of social transition in Central America and the Caribbean."--Ellen McCracken, University of California, Santa Barbara

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780822314653
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0822314657
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Publishing year: 1994
Publisher: DUKE UNIV PR
240 Pages
Weight: 0,399 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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