Since the Enlightenment, humanist philosophy has understood materiality as an inert and determinate world categorically separate from the sphere of consciousness and language. However, after evolving significantly during the 20th century, the natural sciences now recognize the complexity, indeterminacy and agency of matter. A parallel transformation can be observed in contemporary Spanish and Latin American literature and is exemplified in the works of Cristina Peri Rossi and Cecilia Vicuña.
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- Partial requirement for: M.A., Arizona State University, 2013Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 119-127)Note typebibliography
- Spanish and EnglishNote typelanguage
- Field of study: Spanish