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Art and Anger: Essays on Politics and the Imagination
by Ilan Stavans
Fascinated by the idea of Western civilization as being a sequence of numerous misinterpretations and misrepresentations, these 19 essays cover a broad range of topics with the unifying theme being the crossroads where politics and the imagination meet. An essay on linguistics and culture discusses the shaping of Latin America’s collective identity; Peru’s modern history i ...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published September 8th 2001 by Palgrave Macmillan
(first published July 1st 1996)
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Ilan Stavans is the Lewis-Sebring Professor in Latin American and Latino Culture at Amherst College. An award-winning writer and public television host, his books include Growing Up Latino and Spanglish. A native of Mexico City, he lives in Amherst, Massachusetts.More about Ilan Stavans...