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Cosmopolitanism in the Americas

  • Kartonierter Einband
  • 128 Seiten
Fojas's book is a study about the aporia between cosmopolitanism as a sign of justice and cosmopolitanism as the consumption and ... Weiterlesen
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Beschreibung

Klappentext Fojas's book is a study about the aporia between cosmopolitanism as a sign of justice and cosmopolitanism as the consumption and display of international luxury items and cultural production. Turn of the century Pan-American cosmopolitanism described inte Zusammenfassung Fojas engages the work of Enrique Gomez Carrillo, the travel writings of Aurelia Castillo de Gonzalez, and Rodo's Ariel, which share a common principle of the practical application of cosmopolitanism. They sometimes conceptualize models of hospitality and sometimes fail, but keep the broken promise of utopist spaces and their imagined cities.

Autorentext

Camilla Fojas is an Assistant Professor In Latin American and Latino Studies at DePaul University. Her main areas of research are cultural, film, and media studies of the Americas within a comparative postcolonial frame that includes Latin America, the Caribbean, the United States, Hawaii, and the Philippines. She has published work in Comparative Urban and Community Research and Dialogo and has work forthcoming from Comparative Literature Studies and Aztian.

Zusammenfassung
Fojas engages the work of Enrique Gomez Carrillo, the travel writings of Aurelia Castillo de Gonzalez, and Rodo's Ariel, which share a common principle of the practical application of cosmopolitanism. They sometimes conceptualize models of hospitality and sometimes fail, but keep the broken promise of utopist spaces and their imagined cities.

Produktinformationen

Titel: Cosmopolitanism in the Americas
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EAN: 9781557533821
ISBN: 978-1-55753-382-1
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber: Purdue University Press
Genre: Soziologie
Anzahl Seiten: 128
Gewicht: 331g
Größe: H229mm x B152mm
Jahr: 2004
Auflage: New.