Half Title Page.
Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture.
Notes on Contributors.
Acknowledgments to Sources.
Preamble: The Historical Foundation of Modernity/Coloniality and the Emergence of Decolonial Thinking.
2: Mapping the Pre-Columbian Americas: Indigenous Peoples of the Americas and Western Knowledge.
3: Writing Violence.
4: The Popol Wuj: The Repositioning and Survival of Mayan Culture.
5: The Colegio Imperial de Santa Cruz de Tlatelolco and Its Aftermath: Nahua Intellectuals and the Spiritual Conquest of Mexico.
6: Memory and “Writing” in the Andes.
7: Writing the Andes.
8: Court Culture, Ritual, Satire, and Music in Colonial Brazil and Spanish America.
9: Violence in the Land of the Muisca: Juan Rodríguez Freile's El Carnero.
10: The Splendor of Baroque Visual Arts.
11: History of a Phantom.
12: Colonial Religiosity: Nuns, Heretics, and Witches.
14: The Tupac Amaru Rebellion: Anticolonialism and Protonationalism in Late Colonial Peru.
15: The Caribbean in the Age of Enlightenment, 1788–1848.
16: The Philosopher-Traveler: The Secularization of Knowledge in Spanish America and Brazil.
17: The Haitian Revolution.
18: The Emergence of National Communities in New Imperial Coordinates.
19: The Gaucho and the Gauchesca.
20: Andrés Bello, Domingo Faustino Sarmiento, Manuel González Prada, and Teresa de la Parra: Four Writers and Four Concepts of Nationhood.
21: Reading National Subjects.
22: For Love and Money: Of Potboilers and Precautions.
23: Uncertain Modernities.
24: Shifting Hegemonies: The Cultural Politics of Empire.
25: Machado de Assis: The Meaning of Sardonic.
26: The Mexican Revolution and the Plastic Arts.
27: Anthropology, Pedagogy, and the Various Modulations of Indigenismo: Amauta, Tamayo, Arguedas, Sabogal, Bonfil Batalla.
28: Cultural Theory and the Avant-Gardes: Mariátegui, Mário de Andrade, Oswald de Andrade, Pagú, Tarsila do Amaral, César Vallejo.
29: Latin American Poetry.
30: Literature between the Wars: Macedonio Fernández, Jorge Luis Borges, and Felisberto Hernández.
31: Narratives and Deep Histories: Freyre, Arguedas, Roa Bastos, Rulfo.
32: The “Boom” of Spanish-American Fiction and the 1960s Revolutions (1958–75).
33: João Guimarães Rosa, Antônio Callado, Clarice Lispector, and the Brazilian Difference.
34: Feminist Insurrections: From Queiroz and Castellanos to Morejón, Poniatowska, Valenzuela, and Eltit.
35: Caribbean Philosophy.
36: Global and Local Perspectives.
37: Uncertain Modernities: Amerindian Epistemologies and the Reorienting of Culture.
38: Testimonio, Subalternity, and Narrative Authority.
39: Affectivity Beyond “Bare Life”: On the Non-Tragic Return of Violence in Latin American Film.
40: Postmodern Theory and Cultural Criticism in Spanish America and Brazil.
41: Post-Utopian Imaginaries: Narrating Uncertainty.
42: Cultural Modalities and Cross-Cultural Connections: Rock across Class and Ethnic Identities.
43: Film, Indigenous Video, and the Lettered City's Visual Economy.