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The Crafting Of The Self In Private Letters And The Epistolary Novel: El Hilo Que Une, Un Verano En Bornos, Ifigenia, Querido Diego, Te Abraza Quiela, And Cartas Apócrifas, Angelica A. Nelson Nov 2016

The Crafting Of The Self In Private Letters And The Epistolary Novel: El Hilo Que Une, Un Verano En Bornos, Ifigenia, Querido Diego, Te Abraza Quiela, And Cartas Apócrifas, Angelica A. Nelson

FIU Electronic Theses and Dissertations

The inherent flexibility of the letter form or epistolary mode of writing frees the writer within the framework of salutations and closings to use vocabulary and language to create, to omit or to invert conventional constraints imposed on women by a patriarchal society. The letter begins as a blank page but becomes the space for writing one’s personal thoughts and emotions to the absent other in a communicative effort to minimize the separation.

This dissertation examines the female narrator in actual letters written during the Spanish emigration to the New World in the sixteenth century and four epistolary novels ...


La Visión Del Colombiano En La Hojarasca, El Coronel No Tiene Quien Le Escriba Y Crónica De Una Muerte Anunciada, De Gabriel García Márquez, Luz S. Valencia Galvis Nov 2016

La Visión Del Colombiano En La Hojarasca, El Coronel No Tiene Quien Le Escriba Y Crónica De Una Muerte Anunciada, De Gabriel García Márquez, Luz S. Valencia Galvis

Theses, Dissertations, Student Research: Modern Languages and Literatures

El presente trabajo tiene el propósito de analizar la construcción identitaria del colombiano en las obras La hojarasca, El coronel no tiene quien le escriba y Crónica de una muerte anunciada de Gabriel García Márquez. Bajo esta perspectiva, se indagará sobre algunos aspectos que intervienen en la configuración y expresión de la identidad cultural del colombiano representado en los personajes de cada obra, como el lenguaje, las costumbres sociales y culturales, los estereotipos en su lugar/época. Con lo antes indicado, intento esclarecer la visión del colombiano según García Márquez. Asimismo, se realizará una descripción de la evolución de los ...


Exilios Secretos Y Sujetos Invisibles: Guillermo Cabrera Infante Y Antonio José Ponte, Isabel Alvarez-Borland Oct 2016

Exilios Secretos Y Sujetos Invisibles: Guillermo Cabrera Infante Y Antonio José Ponte, Isabel Alvarez-Borland

Spanish Department Faculty Scholarship

Mapa dibujado por un espía (2013), memoria póstuma de Guillermo Cabrera Infante, publicada por su viuda Miriam Cabrera Infante, describe la experiencia de no poder salir de Cuba durante cuatro meses, época en la que nuestro autor había regresado a su país para asistir a los funerales de su madre, Zoila Infante en 1965. También en La fiesta vigilada (2007), colección de ensayos y memorias de exilio de Antonio José Ponte, podemos apreciar un horror similar al sufrido por Cabrera Infante. Aquí Ponte elabora un discurso que exibe una sensibilidad exílica que lo identifica con la historia inmediata a su ...


Languages - A Means Of Sharing The Gospel, Adrienne J. Royo Mar 2016

Languages - A Means Of Sharing The Gospel, Adrienne J. Royo

Faculty Works

A class devotional is a resource for language learning, as well as, facilitating the means by which students may gain life coping skills. Spanish language literature offers a rich resource for sharing the gospel, available in all academic settings. Students learn that the Scriptures are a life strategy.


Charge/Recharge: The Educator's Powerpack Installation, Adrienne J. Royo Jan 2016

Charge/Recharge: The Educator's Powerpack Installation, Adrienne J. Royo

Faculty Works

Have you been behind the desk, as an educator, for such an extended period of time that you need to re-charge your learning experience "batteries"? Do you need some "out-of-the-box" ideas to bring some new teaching strategies to the classroom?


Review Of Latin American Cinema, By Stephen M. Hart, Traci Roberts-Camps Jan 2016

Review Of Latin American Cinema, By Stephen M. Hart, Traci Roberts-Camps

College of the Pacific Faculty Articles

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La Lengua Como Lugar De Memoria (Y Olvido). Reflexión Glotopolítica Sobre El Español Y Su Historia, José Del Valle Jan 2016

La Lengua Como Lugar De Memoria (Y Olvido). Reflexión Glotopolítica Sobre El Español Y Su Historia, José Del Valle

Publications and Research

The history of Spanish as a discipline has played a political role in Spain´s historical development. What is the relation between memory and forgetting, on one hand, and language history writing on the other?


Entrevistas A María Reimóndez, Rosa Montero Y Julia Otxoa: El Arte De La Escritura Y El Activismo, Estrella Cibreiro Jan 2016

Entrevistas A María Reimóndez, Rosa Montero Y Julia Otxoa: El Arte De La Escritura Y El Activismo, Estrella Cibreiro

Spanish Department Faculty Scholarship

Writings by Spanish contemporary authors María Reimóndez, Rosa Montero, and Julia Otxoa display, not only a deep awareness of local and national matters, but also a noteworthy engagement with broader issues of a global nature. Their works highlight, furthermore, the diversity of female voices in Spanish literature as well as the pluralism of languages, cultures, and geographies that make up the Iberian Peninsula today. This article provides a brief description of this research project as a whole, a concise critical introduction to each of the author’s works, and interviews with the three writers. The introduction to María Reimóndez’s ...