The Dissenting Voice
The New Essay of Spanish America, 1960-1985
||Stabb, Martin S.|
|Series title:||Texas Pan American Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||University of Texas Press|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $19.95|
| Book Description: |
Political, social, and aesthetic change marked Latin American society in the years between 1960 and 1985. In this book, Martin Stabb explores how these changes made their way into the essayistic writings of twenty-six Spanish American intellectuals.
Stabb posits that dissent--against ideology, against simplistic notions of technological progress, against urban values, and even against the direct linear expository style of the essay itself--characterizes the work of these...