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“Ni Engels, ni Freud, ni Reich”: Marvel Moreno as Boom/Post-Boom Writer

  • Cherilyn Elston
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Abstract

Elston provides an analysis of the relatively unknown Colombian writer Marvel Moreno and her dazzlingly ambitious novel En diciembre llegaban las brisas (1987), ignored in standard accounts of Boom and post-Boom writing. Showing how the novel is a powerful feminist portrayal of Colombian society, the chapter foregrounds how this highly complex text also draws upon multiple ideological frameworks, particularly the master narratives of modernity and their critiques. Significantly, Elston demonstrates how the novel refuses to reinforce a teleological shift from the modern to the postmodern, Boom to post-Boom, Cold War to neoliberalism, to explore how Colombian feminist writing is both a narrative and a critique of modernity.

Keywords

Sexual Desire Feminist Theory Feminist Politics Master Narrative Woman Writer 
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  • Cherilyn Elston
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  1. 1.SM2 6ERUK

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