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Author Polit Dueñas, Gabriela, author

Title Narrating narcos : Culiacán and Medellín / Gabriela Polit Dueñas
Published Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 224 pages)
Series Illuminations: cultural formations of the Americas
Illuminations (Pittsburgh, Pa.)
Contents Introduction -- The places -- The book in three Culichi novels -- The author, the crime, the idiot, and the language of the narcos -- Dealing with everyday violence: the journalist and the painter -- The epics of two highlanders: Castulo Bojorquez and Ramon Guerrero -- The problematic emergence of sicarios in Colombia -- Love and letters in the times of narcos -- Gender and genre in Hector Abad Faciolince's Angosta -- Playing with stereotypes -- Epilogue
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Colombian fiction -- Colombia -- Medellín -- History and criticism.
Drug traffic in literature.
Drug traffic -- Colombia -- Medellín.
Drug traffic -- Mexico -- Culiacán (Sinaloa)
Mexican fiction -- Mexico -- Culiacán (Sinaloa) -- History and criticism.
Violence in literature.
Culiacán (Sinaloa, Mexico) -- In literature.
Medellín (Colombia) -- In literature.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0822979098 (electronic bk.)
9780822979098 (electronic bk.)