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The Chica Rara As Observer In Concha Alós’S Los Cien Pájaros, Debra J. Ochoa Jan 2013

The Chica Rara As Observer In Concha Alós’S Los Cien Pájaros, Debra J. Ochoa

Modern Languages and Literatures Faculty Research

The article focuses on how the protagonist of the book "Los cien pájaros," by Concha Alós can be understood through the concept of chica rara or strange girl given by author Carmen Martín Gaite. Topics discussed include the use of the term chica rara by Martín Gaite in the novel "Nada," by Carmen Laforet, the issues involving prostitution and sexuality in the "Los cienpájaros," and the portrayal of independent woman in the book.


Glittery Poetics: Joteando En San Antonio, Tejas, Rita Urquijo-Ruiz Jan 2013

Glittery Poetics: Joteando En San Antonio, Tejas, Rita Urquijo-Ruiz

Modern Languages and Literatures Faculty Research

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Part(Iend)O El Alma: Rebirthing The Self, Rita Urquijo-Ruiz Jan 2013

Part(Iend)O El Alma: Rebirthing The Self, Rita Urquijo-Ruiz

Modern Languages and Literatures Faculty Research

No abstract provided.


Irony In Emmanuel Carrère’S La Moustache, Nina Ekstein Jan 2013

Irony In Emmanuel Carrère’S La Moustache, Nina Ekstein

Modern Languages and Literatures Faculty Research

The subject of irony in film is a problematic one, in no small measure because of the assumption of referentiality in what is shown onscreen. I examine a form of irony that is tied to undecidability and use it to analyze La moustache (2005), which is a cinematic exploration of the possibilities for creating undecidability and its attendant tensions, exemplifying how irony may be visually communicated. Carrère's film moves into the domain of irony through a wide-ranging critique worked out through discordance.