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Author Braham, Persephone

Title From Amazons to Zombies : Monsters in Latin America / Persephone Braham
Published Lanham, Maryland : Bucknell University Press, [2015]


Description 1 online resource (xii, 203 pages)
Series The Bucknell studies in Latin American literature and theory
Bucknell studies in Latin American literature and theory.
Contents The immanence of monsters: from Iberia to the New World -- Anthropology, anthropophagy, and Amazons -- Beautiful deformities: the mermaid metaphor -- Pseudoscience and psychobiology: the simuladores del talento -- Vampires in the age of mechanical reproduction -- The Caribbean zombie gothic -- Epilogue: Ghosts, globalization, and monster movies
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-198) and index
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Subject Amazone
Latin American literature -- History and criticism
Monsters in literature.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- Spanish & Portuguese.
Latin American literature.
Monsters in literature.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2021675578
ISBN 9781611487077