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Title Espectros : ghostly hauntings in contemporary transhispanic narratives / edited by Alberto Ribas-Casasayas and Amanda L. Petersen
Published [Lewisburg, PA] : Bucknell University Press ; Lanham, Maryland : Co-published by the Rowman and Littlefield Publishing Group, Incorporated, [2016]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 243 pages)
Contents List of Figures; Abbreviations; A Note on Translations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; I: Ghostly Encounters: Haunted Histories; 1 The Museum of Memory; 2 The Bright Future of the Ghost; 3 The Spectrality of Political Violence; II: The Persistence of Violence: Trauma as Haunting; 4 Apparitions and Absence; 5 The Literalization of Trauma's Specter and the Problematization of Time in Aparecidos; 6 Phantom Children; 7 Fog Instead of Land; III: Still Images: The Living and the Dead; 8 Framing and Feeling Immigration; 9 Memento Mori; IV: Invisible Hands: Specters of the Market Economy
10 Cubagua's Ghosts11 Portraits of the Walking Dead; 12 Haunting Capitalism; Bibliography; Index; About the Contributors
Summary Espectros is a collection of original scholarly studies on contemporary literature and film in Spanish and by authors of Latin American descent. Contributors contemplate ghosts, haunting, the spectral, and absence as central motifs in narratives that deal with the aftermath of collective or individual trauma, affect in visual and material culture, and the economic and social pressures of globalization and neoliberal economics
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-229) and index
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Subject Motion pictures -- Latin America -- History.
Motion pictures -- Spain -- History and criticism
Psychic trauma in literature.
Psychic trauma in motion pictures.
Spanish American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Spanish fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Violence in literature.
Violence in motion pictures.
Gewalt Motiv
Kollektives Ged├Ąchtnis Motiv
LITERARY CRITICISM/European/Spanish & Portuguese.
Motion pictures.
Psychic trauma in literature.
Psychic trauma in motion pictures.
Psychisches Trauma Motiv
Spanish American fiction.
Spanish fiction.
Violence in literature.
Violence in motion pictures.
Latin America.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Petersen, Amanda L., editor.
Ribas-Casasayas, Alberto, editor.
LC no. 2020739712
ISBN 1611487366