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Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Gender

2006

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Cyberspace And The Cyberdildo: Dislocations In Cenicienta En Chueca , Jill Robbins Jan 2006

Cyberspace And The Cyberdildo: Dislocations In Cenicienta En Chueca , Jill Robbins

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Cenicienta en Chueca (Cinderella in Chueca) is a collection of short stories by Argentine exile María Felicitas Jaime, published by Spanish gay/lesbian press Odisea in 2003, that represent the neocolonial relations between the Americas, Spain, and the European Union in a globalized age. The stories foreground communication technologies—including type, e-mail, chats, and dialects—in order to highlight the discursive nature of sexuality and to reveal the social, ethnic, racial, nationalistic, economic, gendered tensions underlying linguistic exchange. This article focuses on the neocolonial relations between Spain and Latin America in three stories from this collection—"Chateo" (Chat), "Ejecutivas" (Women ...