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Author LaGreca, Nancy, 1972-
Title Erotic mysticism : subversion and transcendence in Latin American Modernista prose / by Nancy LaGreca.
Imprint Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Department of Romance Studies, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2016.
2016.

Author LaGreca, Nancy, 1972-
Series North Carolina studies in the Romance languages and literatures ; Number 310.
North Carolina studies in the Romance languages and literatures ; no. 310.
Subject Modernism (Literature) -- Latin America.
Spanish American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Spanish American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Erotic literature, Spanish American -- History and criticism.
Mysticism in literature.
Add Title Subversion and transcendence in Latin American Modernista prose
Description 1 online resource (179 pages).
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 165-173) and index.
Contents Introduction : erotic mysticism 1890s-1920s : "the worst moral stigma" -- The context of non-theistic erotic mysticism : positivist and Catholic discourses in turn-of-the-nineteenth-century Latin America -- Theories of non-theistic mysticism in essayistic prose : Carlos Diaz Duffo (Mexico 1861-1941) and Manuel Diaz Rodriguez (Venezuela 1871-1927) -- Decadence under cover : resurrecting Resurreccion (Colombia) by Jose Maria Rivas Groot -- Death and the feminine erotic : La Rosa Muerta (The dead rose; 1914) by Zoila Aurora Caceres (Peru) -- A Byzantine manifesto on erotic pluralism : El Evangelio del amor (The gospel of love; 1922) by Enrique Gomez Carrillo -- Concluding thoughts : subversion, transcendence, and the ongoing quest for blissful unity.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781469637914 (electronic bk.)
146963791X (electronic bk.)
9781469630779
146963077X
OCLC # 984992930
Additional Format Print version: LaGreca, Nancy, 1972- Erotic mysticism. Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Department of Romance Studies, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2016 9781469630779 (DLC) 2016034739 (OCoLC)957696098.


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