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Educación, ciencia y blancura en Stella y Mecha Iturbe de César Duayen

Journal article
Authors Andrea Castro
Published in Kamchatka. Revista de análisis cultural
Volume 7
Pages 341-361
ISSN 2340-1869
Publication year 2016
Published at Department of Languages and Literatures
Pages 341-361
Language es
Links dx.doi.org/10.7203/KAM.7.6838
Keywords literatura hispanoamericana, literatura argentina, cosmopolitismo, nación, ciencia, blancura
Subject categories Languages and Literature, General Literature Studies, Cultural Studies

Abstract

The present article studies the role of education and science in the process of imagining the desired nation in the first two novels by César Duayen, namely, Stella (1905) and Mecha Iturbe (1906). To this end, the analysis focuses on the relations established between Education, Science and Nation as well as on the ways through which the narratives attribute themselves the authority to imagine the nation and realize this imagination in the diegetic world. Within this framework, the tension between the local and the global – or the national and the cosmopolitan – will play a central role, which is also discussed along the essay. Furthermore, it is argued that white as a colour as well as white bodies will be central elements for the conveyance of both the conflicts that the desired nation faces and the ideals that guide it.

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