Chapter 8. ‘Literature Can be Our Teacher’: Reading Informal Empire in El inglés de los güesos

  1. Matthew Brown Lecturer
  1. Jennifer L. French Assitant Professor

Published Online: 21 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444306613.ch8

Informal Empire in Latin America: Culture, Commerce and Capital

Informal Empire in Latin America: Culture, Commerce and Capital

How to Cite

French, J. L. (2008) ‘Literature Can be Our Teacher’: Reading Informal Empire in El inglés de los güesos, in Informal Empire in Latin America: Culture, Commerce and Capital (ed M. Brown), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444306613.ch8

Editor Information

  1. University of Bristol, UK

Author Information

  1. Williams College, Williams town, Massachusetts, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 28 MAR 2008

Book Series:

  1. The Bulletin of Latin American Research

Book Series Editors:

  1. Jean Grugel,
  2. David Howard,
  3. Tony Kapcia and
  4. Geoffrey Kantaris

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405179324

Online ISBN: 9781444306613

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Keywords:

  • Post/Neo/Colonial and Dependent: Postcolonial Studies and Latin America;
  • ‘Informal Empire‘: Literary and Cultural Studies;
  • Benito Lynch and the Spanish-American Regional Novel;
  • Allegories of Informal Empire in El inglés de los güesos;
  • ‘the geopolitics of knowledge’;
  • ‘cultural activities’

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Post/Neo/Colonial and Dependent: Postcolonial Studies and Latin America

  • ‘Informal Empire’: Literary and Cultural Studies

  • Benito Lynch and the Spanish-American Regional Novel

  • Allegories of Informal Empire in El inglés de los güesos