Epic, empire, and community in the Atlantic world : Silvestre de Balboa's Espejo de paciencia /
Raúl Marrero-Fente.
Lewisburg : Bucknell University Press, c2008.
186 p.
0838757022, 9780838757024
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Lewisburg : Bucknell University Press, c2008.
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Introduction: the epic ghost and colonial studies -- Epic poetry and the Hispanic Atlantic -- Silvestre de Balboa: a poet for two islands -- Epic and archive: Espejo de paciencia and the invention of Cuban literature -- The descent of the Hamadryads: myth and nature in Espejo de paciencia -- Epic and empire: the poetics of community in Espejo de paciencia.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Table of Contents
Prefacep. 9
Acknowledgmentsp. 13
Introduction: The Epic Ghost and Colonial Studiesp. 17
Epic Poetry and the Hispanic Atlanticp. 25
Silvestre De Balboa: A Poet for Two Islandsp. 79
Epic and Archive: Espejo de Paciencia and the Invention of Cuban Literaturep. 90
The Descent of the Hamadryads: Myth and Nature in Espejo de Pacienciap. 110
Epic and Empire: The Poetics of Community in Espejo de Pacienciap. 150
Reference Listp. 177
Indexp. 185
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