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Title: The Perverse Comedy: Genre, Gender and Identity in Marosa di Giorgio’s Misales, Camino de las Pedrerías, and Rosa Mística
Authors: Montañez, María Soledad
Contact Email: maria.montanez@stir.ac.uk
Editors: Taylor, C
Citation: Montañez MS (2009) The Perverse Comedy: Genre, Gender and Identity in Marosa di Giorgio’s Misales, Camino de las Pedrerías, and Rosa Mística. In: Taylor C (ed.). Identity, Nation, Discourse: Latin American Women Writers and Artists, Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, pp. 144-160.
Keywords: Latin American women's writing
eroticism
sexuality
gender identity
Judith Butler
Marosa di Giorgio
Issue Date: 2009
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Abstract: This chapter argues that Marosa di Giorgio’s erotic narrative sets a perverse comedy whose burlesque nuances reveal a form of denunciation and subversion through the parody of gender representation. By reflecting and reproducing the dominant male models, Di Giorgio applies a double discursive strategy that manages to subvert hegemonic discourses prevalent in early twentieth century Uruguay. In a nutshell, I illustrate how Marosa’s narrative composes a hyperbolic representation of gender that creates a comedy whose satirical connotations parodies, and then denounces, the rigid moral and political principles of Latin American societies, particularly in Uruguay.
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Type: Part of book or chapter of book
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/13043
URL: http://www.c-s-p.org/Flyers/Identity--Nation--Discourse--Latin-American-Women-Writers-and-Artists1-4438-0347-2.htm
Affiliation: SLCR: Spanish

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