Abstract

Abstract:

This essay examines two of the Latin American novelas de la selva, or "jungle novels," Macunaíma by Mario Andrade and La serpiente de oro by Ciro Alegría, demonstrating how representations of Amazonian nature were utilized as part of nationalist discourse in the era following Independence.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1925-5683
Print ISSN
0027-1276
Pages
pp. 89-105
Launched on MUSE
2018-09-21
Open Access
No
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