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Peruvian Literature
  • Language: es
  • Pages: 34

Peruvian Literature

Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 61. Chapters: Bibliographies of Peruvian authors, Peruvian writers, C sar Vallejo, Mario Vargas Llosa, Hernando de Soto Polar, Blas Valera, Manuel Quimper, Ricardo Palma, Academia Ant rtica, Jos Mar a Arguedas, Jos Carlos Mari tegui, Carlos Castaneda bibliography, Francisco Garc a Calder n Rey, Gisela Valc rcel, Inca Garcilaso de la Vega, Manuel Gonz lez Prada, Clorinda Matto de Turner, Juana Manuela Gorriti, Gonzalo Rodriguez Risco, Jos Santos Chocano, Diego Valverde Villena, lvaro Vargas Llosa, Abraham Valdelomar, Tradiciones peruanas, Juan de Espinosa Medr...

The Affinity of the Eye
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 262

The Affinity of the Eye

López-Calvo uses contemporary Nikkei texts such as fiction, testimonies, and poetry to construct an account of the cultural formation of Japanese migrant communities, and in so doing challenges fixed notions of Japanese Peruvian identity.

Democracy and Authoritarianism in Peru
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 236

Democracy and Authoritarianism in Peru

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1994-09-15
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  • Publisher: Macmillan

Under what conditions is democracy stable? What forces undermine or reinforce democratic institutions in Latin America? This book suggests answers to these questions in the context of Peru, one of Latin America's least stable democracies.

Sexual Violence during War and Peace
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 231

Sexual Violence during War and Peace

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2014-04-16
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  • Publisher: Springer

Using the Peruvian internal armed conflict as a case study, this book examines wartime rape and how it reproduces and reinforces existing hierarchies. Jelke Boesten argues that effective responses to sexual violence in wartime are conditional upon profound changes in legal frameworks and practices, institutions, and society at large.

Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Language: en

Library of Congress Subject Headings

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2010
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Language: en

Library of Congress Subject Headings

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2009
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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Blood of the Dawn
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 104

Blood of the Dawn

This novel follows three women whose lives intertwine and are ripped apart during what’s known as “the time of fear” in Peruvian history when the Shining Path militant insurgency was at its peak. The novel rewrites the armed conflict in the voice of women, activating memory through a mixture of politics, desire, and pain in a lucid and brutal prose.

The Closed Hand
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 313

The Closed Hand

In her book, The Closed Hand: Images of the Japanese in Modern Peruvian Literature, Rebecca Riger Tsurumi captures the remarkable story behind the changing human landscape in Peru at the end of the nineteenth century when Japanese immigrants established what would become the second largest Japanese community in South America. She analyzes how non-Japanese Peruvian narrators unlock the unspoken attitudes and beliefs about the Japanese held by mainstream Peruvian society, as reflected in works written between l966 and 2006. Tsurumi explores how these Peruvian literary giants, including Mario Vargas Llosa, Miguel Gutiérrez, Alfredo Bryce Echenique, Carmen Ollé, Pilar Dughi, and Mario Bell...

Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 384

Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter

'A comic novel on the grand scale written with tremendous confidence and verve. Mario, 18-year-old law student and radio news-editor, falls scandalously for his Aunt Julia, the 32-year-old divorced wife of a cousin, and the progressively lunatic story of this affair is interwoven with episodes from a series of radio soap-operas written by his friend Pedro Comacho. Vargas Llosa's huge energy and inventiveness is extravagant and fabulously funny.' New Statesman