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Author Wassner, Dalia.

Title Harbinger of modernity : Marcos Aguinis and the democratization of Argentina / by Dalia Wassner
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (184 pages)
Series Jewish Latin America ; 3
Jewish Latin America ; 3
Contents Introduction -- The historical and literary context of the Argentine public intellectual -- Aguinis and Alfonsin: public intellectuals and the Argentine government -- Aguinis and the essay: the Argentine Erasmus? -- Dialogue: leading by example -- Jews and the novel: Aguinis's means to an end -- Conclusion
Summary Harbinger of Modernity: Marcos Aguinis and the Democratization of Argentina provides an integrated analysis of Aguinis's civic work and literary oeuvre, illuminating the intersection between the role of Jews and public intellectuals in a dialectic and transnational process of modernization
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed November 27, 2013)
Subject Aguinis, Marcos -- Criticism and interpretation.
Aguinis, Marcos -- Political and social views.
Intellectuals -- Argentina -- History -- 20th century.
Jews -- Argentina -- Intellectual life.
Politics in literature.
Argentina -- Politics and government -- 1983-2002.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 130608752X (ebk)
900426132X (electronic bk.)
9781306087520 (ebk)
9789004261327 (electronic bk.)