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dc.contributor.authorChavez, Liliana
dc.identifier.citationChavez , L 2021 , ' Saltarse el programa : Revolución y viaje en las memorias de tres autoras latinoamericanas ' , Valenciana , vol. 13 , no. 27 , pp. 7-34 .
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dc.description.abstractThis paper reflects on memoirs and travel writing by Latin American women authors. It intends to contribute to the discussion regarding memory and self-representation within the field of Latin American literature that has been publishing since 2000, by focusing on female first-person travel accounts about guerrillas and revolutions during the 1960s. The aim is to trace the particular uses of language that women writers have developed in Latin America to represent themselves while traveling on their own, across a continent under development and facing great social challenges. The main focus is on The Country Under My Skin: A memoir of love and war (El país bajo mi piel, 2001), by Gioconda Belli; Dancing with Cuba (La Habana en un espejo, 2004), by Alma Guillermoprieto, and Viajes: De la Amazonía a las Malvinas (2014), by Beatriz Sarlo. It is argued that travel literature can be a means of individual and collective expression of memory. The paper offers a female perspective on ideology, politics and travel, while raising awareness of class and gender representations in contemporary literature.
dc.rightsCopyright © 2020 the Author(s). All texts published and distributed by Valenciana (without exception) are supported by the license Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0), which allows third parties to use the publication as long as they mention the author and the first publication.en
dc.subjectGioconda Bellien
dc.subjectBeatriz Sarloen
dc.subjectAlma Guillermoprietoen
dc.subjectLatin American memoirsen
dc.subjectFemale travel writingen
dc.subjectF1201 Latin America (General)en
dc.subjectPC Romance languagesen
dc.titleSaltarse el programa : Revolución y viaje en las memorias de tres autoras latinoamericanasen
dc.title.alternativeOff the beaten pathrevolution and travel in memoirs by three Latin American women authorsen
dc.typeJournal articleen
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dc.contributor.institutionUniversity of St Andrews. Spanishen
dc.description.statusPeer revieweden

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