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Male identities in conflict: The construction of masculinity in the characters of Devi Mahasweta’s “The Hunt”
(Revista Literaria Cuarto Propio, No.7, Mayo 2011, 2011-05)
This article analyzes the construction of masculinity in Devi Mahasweta’s “The Hunt”. Michael Kimmel and R.W. Connell’s work on gender identity are used as a theoretical support to identify the different masculine ...
Anancy stories beyond the moralistic approach of the western philosophy of being
This article analyzes Anancy’s cogni-tive and sociohistorical identity beyond the moral-istic approach of the western philosophy of being. Instead, Anancy stories are studied as a decolo-nized expression of an afrodescendant ...
Deconstruction and Figurative Language: An analysis of the way language works
(Revista Comunicación, Vol. 17, No. 1, Julio 2008, 2008-07)
Far from discussing whether deconstruction is obscure, dogmatic or a problematic approach, the aim of this article is to demonstrate that the use of figurative language constitutes a clear example of the deconstructive ...