[EPUB] ✵ The Inordinate Eye: New World Baroque and Latin American Fiction ✸ Lois Parkinson Zamora – Centrumpowypadkowe.co.uk The Inordinate Eye traces the relations of Latin American painting sculpture architecture and literature—the stories they tell each other and the ways in which their creators saw the world and their The Inordinate Eye traces the relations of Latin Eye: New Kindle Ð American painting sculpture architecture and literature—the stories they tell each other and the ways in which their creators saw The Inordinate PDF or the world and their place in it Moving from pre Columbian codices and sculpture through New World Baroue art and architecture to Neobaroue theory and contemporary Latin American Inordinate Eye: New MOBI · fiction Lois Parkinson Zamora argues for an integrated understanding of visual and verbal forms The New World Baroue combines indigenous African and European forms of expression and in Inordinate Eye: New World Baroque Epub / the early decades of the twentieth century Latin American writers began to recuperate its visual structures to construct an alternative account of modernity using its hybrid forms for the purpose of creating a discourse of “counterconuest”—a postcolonial self definition aimed at disrupting entrenched power structures perceptual categories and literary forms Zamora engages this process discussing a wide range of visual forms—Baroue façades and altarpieces portraits of saints and martyrs including the self portraits of Frida Kahlo murals from indigenous artisans to Diego Rivera—to elucidate works of fiction by Borges Carpentier Lezama Lima Sarduy Garro García Máruez and Galeano and also to establish a critical perspective external to their work Because visual media are “other” to the verbal economy of modern fiction they serve these writers and their readers as obliue means by which to position their fiction culturally politically and aesthetically The first study of its kind in scope and ambition The Inordinate Eye departs radically from most studies of literature by demonstrating how transcultural conceptions of the visual image have conditioned present ways of seeing and reading in Latin America.
- 424 pages
- The Inordinate Eye: New World Baroque and Latin American Fiction
- Lois Parkinson Zamora
- 06 August 2014 Lois Parkinson Zamora