Western Cultural Symbols in Latin American and Chicano Literature

Western Cultural Symbols in Latin American and Chicano Literature

An Historical and Semiotic Analysis

eBook - 2010
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This book explains the fundamentals of semiotic theory (the study of signs), and applies it to more than twenty works by a dozen Latin American and Mexican American authors. Using a post-modernist interpretation of signs, Breining makes the point that there exists a relationship of the privileged and disenfranchised within Latin America and Chicano literature. Covering a span of more than five hundred years, from pre-Hispanic times to the late twentieth century, Breining demonstrates how the signs found with the literature of each period of Latin American history, define social interactions, c.
Publisher: Lewiston : Edwin Mellen Press, 2010
ISBN: 9780773429468
0773429468
0773413014
9780773413016
Characteristics: 1 online resource (296 pages)

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