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The emergence of Latin American science fiction /
 9780819570819, 0819570818, 9780819570826, 0819570826

Table of contents :
Contents
List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Introduction: Latin American Science Fiction Discovers Its Roots
CHAPTER 1. Displacement in Space and Time: The Latin American Utopia and Dystopia
Fósforos-Cerillos, “Mexico in the Year 1970”
Joaquim Felício dos Santos, Pages from the History of Brazil Written in the Year 2000
Eduardo Ladislao Holmberg, The Marvelous Journey of Mr. Nic-Nac…
Eduardo de Ezcurra, In the Thirtieth Century
Godofredo Barnsley, São Paulo in the Year 2000…
Eduardo Urzaiz, Eugenia
CHAPTER 2. The Impact of Darwinism: Civilization and Barbarism Meet Evolution and Devolution
Augusto Emílio Zaluar, Doctor Benignus
Eduardo Ladislao Holmberg, Two Factions Struggle for Life
Leopoldo Lugones, “Essay on a Cosmogony in Ten Lessons,” “The Origin of the Flood,” “Yzur”
Joaquim Manuel de Macedo, “The End of the World”
Aluísio Azevedo, “Demons”
Amado Nervo, “The Last War”
Martín Luis Guzmán, “How the War Ended in 1917”
CHAPTER 3. Strange Forces: Exploring the Limits of Science
Eduardo Ladislao Holmberg, Two Factions Struggle for Life [coda]
Carlos Olivera, “Death at a Fixed Hour”
Leopoldo Lugones, “The Omega Force,” “Psychon,” “An Inexplicable Phenomenon,” “Viola Acherontia,” “Metamusic”
Miguel Cané, “The Harmonies of Light”
Juana Manuela Gorriti, “He Who Listens May Hear—To His Regret: Confidence of a Confidence”
Pedro Castera, “A Celestial Journey,” Querens
Amado Nervo, The Soul-Giver, “The Sixth Sense”
CHAPTER 4. The Double: From Science to Technology
Eduardo Ladislao Holmberg, “Horacio Kalibang or The Automatons”
Alejandro Cuevas, “The Apparatus of Doctor Tolimán”
Horacio Quiroga, The Artificial Man, “The Portrait,” “The Vampire”
Conclusion: A Global Genre in the Periphery
Chronology: Latin American Science Fiction through 1920
Notes
Bibliography
Primary Texts
Secondary Sources
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