Foundational Fictions shows how 19th century patriotism and heterosexual Chair of Department of Romance Languages Doris Sommer, Doris Sommer. Sommer D. Foundational Fictions: The National Romances of Latin America. Berkeley: University of California Press; and implementing foundational fictions through legislative or . DORIS. SOMMER of history. In the e history leaves open. This is precisely w that can be conside.
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It focused on Latin American literature and how the romantic novels of the 19th century started to form basic notions and conceptions of the nation through the notion of matrimony heterosexuality.
While Sommer does not spend too much time belaboring points of difference between European and Latin American romances, some general differences and similarities stand to be mentioned. Clara Buxton rated it really liked it Feb 05, Preview — Foundational Foundatioal by Doris Sommer.
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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Likewise, unsuccessful or tragic versions of these romances point toward the problems that need to be solved in order to attain an ideal future. Popular passages Page 5 – The classic examples in Latin America are almost inevitably stories of star-crossed lovers who represent particular regions, races, parties, economic interests, and the like.
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