By David William Foster, Roberto Reis
Taking a look at quite a lot of cultural practices and artifacts, together with tv, renowned track, and pornography, our bodies and Biases addresses representations of sexual habit and collective identification, homosexuality, and ideologies of gender in old and modern Hispanic tradition. subject matters contain cross-dressing at the seventeenth-century Spanish level, homosexual lifestyles in Cuba and Mexico, a butch-femme analyzing of Peri-Rossi's Solitario de amor, pornography, and queer and lesbian areas. a few essays supply radical rereadings of canonical textual content corresponding to Don Quixote and Martin Fierro; others deliver to the fore lesser-known works, reminiscent of Marco Denevi's Rosaura a las diez and the writings of Virgilio Pinera. Reflecting a variety of sociological, literary, and mental theoretical underpinnings, our bodies and Biases is an interesting research of sexuality within the context of Hispanic literature and tradition.
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35. " 36. I have borrowed this term from Jessica Benjamin's The Bonds of Love, to which I am in general indebted for considerable assistance in trying to arrange my thoughts for this essay. 37. A Spanish grandee whose seat is Andalucia's choicest. 38. There is a profound but not yet fully elucidated connection between Cervantes and the commander of the Armada, whose extensive holdings are impressively mapped by Pierson, Commander of the Armada 2. 39. poetic prose is lovely, various, learned, and innovative, as well as difficult for even the keenest mind; it is replete with ornament and figures of speech.
In the pages of the Persiles Auris- 20 + ROBERT TER HORST tela and Periandro first appear together when she is clothed as a man and he as a woman. These guises symbolize their translatability into each other, their vision of the self as other and of the other as self, although each retains the native idiom of original gender. 49 The difference between the sense of subjectivity that unites this pair and its antecedent correlatives in pastoral and parody is that Auristela and Periandro, although scarcely better off for much of the novel than are the enslaved Leonisa and Ricardo of El amante liberal, are not cut off from power and its hierarchical dispensations.
13 And so it is that the very instrument of peace and love, the lyre of Orpheus and Apollo, is converted into a weapon of war, the bow and the arrow, aimed at a reluctant Neapolitan lady. War, conducted exclusively among men, divides them into the two classes of victors and vanquished; and the vanquished are chained THE SEXUAL ECONOMY OF MIGUEL DE CERVANTES * 5 and humiliated and sent to the galleys to row the engines of war against their will. This "domestication" feminizes and eroticizes them.