Time Travel in the Latin American and Caribbean Imagination

Time Travel in the Latin American and Caribbean Imagination

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This book examines time travel in literature and other cultural production in the Americas, particularly as concerns fictional journeys between the present and the eras of the Conquest and slave trade. An investigation into time travel provides meaningful new perspectives on several issues of ongoing hemispheric importance. Combining in innovative ways the tools and approaches of postcolonial and popular culture studies as well as comparative literary analysis, this is an ambitious, interdisciplinary study that develops - across several related discursive sites - an argument about the centrality of time travel in the Latin American and Caribbean imagination.Nonetheless, irrespective of theirhistorical accuracy; ideological agenda; or imaginative, science fictional plot turns, ... The latter, oftenin an attempt to arrive at possible answers to such questions, have in several instances sentfictionalanbsp;...


Title:Time Travel in the Latin American and Caribbean Imagination
Author: Rudyard J. Alcocer
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan - 2011-09-27
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