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Author Haase, Jenny.

Title Patagoniens verflochtene Erzählwelten : der argentinische und chilenische Süden in Reiseliteratur und historischem Roman (1977-1999) / Jenny Haase
Published Tübingen : M. Niemeyer, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 367 pages)
Series Mimesis, 0178-7489 ; [49]
Mimesis ; Bd. 49
Contents Frontmatter; Inhaltsverzeichnis; 1. Einleitung; 2. Theoretischer Rahmen; 3. Geografische und (literatur- )historische Annäherung; 4. Patagonien im Blick der Reisenden. Metropolitane Einschreibungen; 5. Argentinische und chilenische Neuinterpretationen der Siedlungsgeschichte Patagoniens; 6. Fazit. Patagonien in Reiseberichten und historischen Romanen des späten 20. Jahrhunderts; Backmatter
Summary The end of the world, wide open spaces, wind, gigantic dimensions and weird characters - these are widespread associations with the southernmost region of the American continent. At the same time, Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego have fascinated travellers and writers from time immemorial. However, the wildly romantic imaginations of the adventurers are counter-balanced by the memory of the violence of the history of settlement in the region. The author uses contemporary narrative texts to test the stereotypes mentioned and analyse the relations between Europe and South America represented in th
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 351-367)
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Subject Historical fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Historical fiction, Spanish American -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Travelers' writings -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Travelers' writings, Spanish American -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Patagonia (Argentina and Chile) -- In literature.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Academic theses.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1282372564
3484971231 (electronic bk.)
9783484971233 (electronic bk.)