Erotic mysticism : subversion and transcendence in Latin American Modernista prose /

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Main Author: LaGreca, Nancy, 1972- (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Department of Romance Studies, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2016.
Series:North Carolina studies in the Romance languages and literatures ; no. 310.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Table of 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 Díaz Duffo (Mexico 1861-1941) and Manuel Díaz Rodríguez (Venezuela 1871-1927)
  • Decadence under cover : resurrecting Resurrección (Colombia) by José María Rivas Groot
  • Death and the feminine erotic : La Rosa Muerta (The dead rose; 1914) by Zoila Aurora Cáceres (Peru)
  • A Byzantine manifesto on erotic pluralism : El Evangelio del amor (The gospel of love; 1922) by Enrique Gómez Carrillo
  • Concluding thoughts : subversion, transcendence, and the ongoing quest for blissful unity.