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1492-1992

Re/Discovering Colonial Writing

1991

Rene Jara and Nicholas Spadaccini, editors
Introduction by Rene Jara and Nicholas Spadaccini

1492-1992

The essays and documents in this volume underscore the importance of writing as companion of Empire, while at the same time highlighting its subversive power as a series of counter-narratives emerge to contest the tactics and values of the “victors.”

The essays and documents in this volume underscore the importance of writing as companion of Empire, while at the same time highlighting its subversive power as a series of counter-narratives emerge to contest the tactics and values of the “victors.”

Contributors: Rolena Adorno, Tom Conley, Antonio Gomez-Moriana, Beatriz Gonzalez, Rene Jara, Stephanie Merrim, Walter Mignolo, Beatriz Pastor, Jose Rabasa, Nicholas Spadaccini, and Iris Zavala.

The essays and documents in this volume underscore the importance of writing as companion of Empire, while at the same time highlighting its subversive power as a series of counter-narratives emerge to contest the tactics and values of the “victors.”

Contributors: Rolena Adorno, Tom Conley, Antonio Gomez-Moriana, Beatriz Gonzalez, Rene Jara, Stephanie Merrim, Walter Mignolo, Beatriz Pastor, Jose Rabasa, Nicholas Spadaccini, and Iris Zavala.

1492-1992

Rene Jara was a professor in the department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Minnesota.

Nicholas Spadaccini is a professor in the department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Minnesota.

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