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From Amazons to Zombies

Monsters in Latin America

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From Amazons to Zombies by Persephone Braham
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From Amazons to Zombies presents a comprehensive account of the qualities of monstrosity, the ways in which monsters function within and among cultures, theories, and genres of the monstrous (the fantastic, the grotesque, the marvelous, the gothic, horror, abjection, hybridity), and the meaning of monsters in texts that have molded social and political discourse in Latin America since the Conquest.

Author Biography

Persephone Braham is associate professor of Spanish and Latin American literature at the University of Delaware. She is the author of Crimes Against the State, Crimes Against Persons: Detective Fiction in Cuba and Mexico (2004), and she has edited an interdisciplinary volume, African Diaspora in the Cultures of Latin America, the Caribbean, and the United States (2014). She has written extensively on monsters and the monstrous in the Hispanic world.
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November 19th, 2015
Country of Publication
United States
2 Illustrations, black and white
Bucknell University Press
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