qGrounding his study on the work of Derrida and Bataille, Abeyta focuses on the theme of the gift in Carlos Fuentes's Terra Nostra. Analyzing how gift giving, excess, expenditure, sacrifice, and exchange shape the novel, he reveals its relevance to current discussions about the relationship between art and the giftq--Provided by publisher.2. The. Gift. of. (the). Story. Gift Giving as Narrative Time, Act, and Death ... In this chapter I will show that the apparent aquot;reciprocal exchangesaquot; in aquot;The New Worldaquot; are actually temporal- ized and often open-ended, creating a series of potlatches anbsp;...
|Title||:||Fuentes, Terra Nostra, and the Reconfiguration of Latin American Culture|
|Publisher||:||University of Missouri Press - 2006-01-01|