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Colonial Legacies and Contemporary Identities in Chile: Revisiting Catalina de los Ríos y Lisperguer

Céire Broderick

Abstract

This book explores traditional and contemporary concerns surrounding gender and ethnicity in Chile through a textual analysis of historical novels depicting seventeenth-century figure, Catalina de los Ríos y Lisperguer. Drawing on theories from the Global North and South, it incorporates postcolonial perspectives and decolonial feminist approaches to expose patriarchal, Eurocentric hierarchies constructed during the colonial era, which remain in Chilean society today. Through close readings, the book demonstrates that it is in the inconsistent and fluid depictions of characters that identities ... More

Keywords: Catalina de los Ríos y Lisperguer, Gender, Ethnicity, Chile, Feminism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9781800348479
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: January 2022 DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781800348479.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Céire Broderick, author