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South American IndependenceGender, Politics, Text$
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Catherine Davies, Claire Brewster, and Hilary Owen

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9781846310270

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.5949/UPO9781846314117

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South American Independence: War, Liberty, Gender, Text

South American Independence: War, Liberty, Gender, Text

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South American Independence
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Liverpool University Press
DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9781846310270.003.0001

This book explores the history and culture of South American independence (c. 1800–1850) in the contexts of war, politics, liberty, and gender by offering critical analyses of women's literature from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, and Peru. It looks at the role of gender and women's textual production in the ideological and discursive constructions of independence in South America by considering the gender contradictions in such discourses as well as the gendering of citizenship and the exclusion or ambivalent inclusion of women. More specifically, the book discusses how gender shaped and was shaped by the political discourses of the independence period, drawing on various theories to assess the interrelations between society, politics, gender, and language in the framework of South American independence.

Keywords:   South America, political history, culture, independence, war, liberty, gender, women's literature, citizenship, society

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