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By Juan G. Ramos, Tara Daly

Decolonial methods to Latin American Literatures and Cultures engages and problematizes strategies reminiscent of “decolonial” and “coloniality” to query methodologies in literary and cultural scholarship. whereas the 11 contributions produce diversified ways to literary and cultural texts starting from Pre-Columbian to modern works, there's a collective wondering of the very notion of “Latin America,” what “Latin American” includes or leaves out, and a number of the practices and destinations constituting Latinamericanism. This transdisciplinary examine goals to open an evolving corpus of decolonial scholarship, offering a different access element into the literature and fabric tradition made out of precolonial to modern instances.

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10 S. CASTRO-KLARÉN However, courses designed along comparative lines are appearing. These courses relieve the sense of congestion and conflation that a decolonial perspective finds troublesome. Informed by critical understandings about period, region, genre, and cultural moment, courses such as “Comparative Historical Avant Gardes in Iberia and Latin America” (Yale) and “Surrealism in Latin America and Spain” (Stanford) delimit the object of study so that the obfuscating atemporal and ahistorical reach of Spanish or Portuguese language across the Atlantic is contained.

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