By Benigno Trigo
Malady and Genius examines the habitual topic of self-sacrifice in Puerto Rican literature through the moment 1/2 the 20 th and the start of the twenty-first centuries. analyzing those scenes throughout the works of Frantz Fanon, Kelly Oliver, and Julia Kristeva, Benigno Trigo makes a speciality of the context of colonialism and explains the which means of this ordinary subject matter as a style of survival lower than a colonial situation that has lasted greater than years within the oldest colony on the earth. Trigo engages a couple of works in Latino and Puerto Rican reviews that experience of past due reconsidered the worth of a psychoanalytic method of texts and cultural fabric, and likewise assorted methodologies together with post-colonial concept, cultural reviews, and queer studies.
Benigno Trigo is Professor of Spanish at Vanderbilt collage. he's the writer and editor of a number of books, together with Kristeva’s Fiction, additionally released by means of SUNY Press.
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Malady and Genius: Self-Sacrifice in Puerto Rican Literature (SUNY series, Insinuations: Philosophy, Psychoanalysis, Literature) by Benigno Trigo