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Identity, Modernity, and the Arts

  • Robert C. Williamson

Abstract

What are the basic values of Latin American society? How do myths and rituals express culture and identity? What are the identities Latin Americans actually feel? How does the region perceive modernism and the postmodern? How do these two concepts differ from those of the Western world in general? These questions are analyzed in a conceptual framework in this chapter. In addition, we shall explore the sociocultural implications of literature and the arts.

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National Identity Guerrilla Warfare Latin American Nation Magical Realism Latin American Society 
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