By Maria del Pilar Blanco
The e-book bargains an leading edge strategy that seeks to appreciate ghosts of their neighborhood specificity, instead of as items of general conventions or as allegories of hidden wants. Its chapters pursue officially attentive readings of texts by means of Domingo Sarmiento, Henry James, José Martí, W. E. B. Du Bois, Juan Rulfo, Felisberto Hernández, and Clint Eastwood. In an intervention that would reconfigure the severe makes use of of spectrality for students in U.S./Latin American reports, narrative idea, and comparative literature, Blanco advances ghost-watching as a mode for rediscovering haunting by itself terms.
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Ghost-Watching American Modernity: Haunting, Landscape, and the Hemispheric Imagination by Maria del Pilar Blanco