Advertisement

Lost Space: Juana Manuela Gorriti’s Postcolonial Geography

  • Marzena Grzegorczyk
Chapter

Abstract

After nearly forty years of having lived abroad in Bolivia and Peru, an Argentine writer, Juana Manuela Gorriti (1818–92), returns to Buenos Aires—the city where she will make her home seven years later—with the hope and promise of a productive and fulfilling existence. Yet on January 1, 1875, feeling disillusioned and abandoned, she adds the following note to her diary: “Oh! […] having recently arrived in my homeland, I am alone in this immense city, where they say I have friends” (Gorrriti 1991, 99).1

Keywords

Spanish Family Supernatural Force Latin American City Transitional Subject Postcolonial Condition 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Copyright information

© Marzena Grzegorczyk 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Marzena Grzegorczyk

There are no affiliations available

Personalised recommendations