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Foundational Fictions

The National Romances of Latin America

Doris Sommer (Author)

Available worldwide

Paperback, 418 pages
ISBN: 9780520082854
March 1993
$38.95, £28.95
National consolidation and romantic novels go hand in hand in Latin America. Foundational Fictions shows how 19th century patriotism and heterosexual passion historically depend on one another to engender productive citizens.

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