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Juan Goytisolo and the Poetics of ContagionThe Evolution of a Radical Aesthetic in the Later Novels$
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Stanley Black

Print publication date: 2001

Print ISBN-13: 9780853238362

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.5949/UPO9781846313387

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Conclusion: After Makbara

Conclusion: After Makbara

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(p.201) Chapter Six Conclusion: After Makbara
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Juan Goytisolo and the Poetics of Contagion
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Liverpool University Press
DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9780853238362.003.0007

This chapter examines the changes in the aesthetic principles in Juan Goytisolo's novels after Makbara. It analyses some of Goytisolo's major works of the 1980s and1990s, including Las virtudes del pájaro solitario, La cuarentena, and Las semanas del jardín. The analysis indicates that while Goytisolo incorporate new elements, the fundamental concerns remain the same because they are already established points of moral and aesthetic principle at this stage. This chapter also highlights the two broad characteristics of Goytisolo's 1980s and 1990s novels: a pronounced development of the postmodernist nature of the writing and an equally noticeable spiritual turn.

Keywords:   Juan Goytisolo, novels, aesthetic principles, Las virtudes del pájaro solitario, La cuarentena, Las semanas del jardín, postmodernist writing, moral principles

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