Essays about: "Mikael Lopez"

Found 1 essay containing the words Mikael Lopez.

  1. 1. "Where the Trails All Cross" : Chronotopes, Cyclic Time and Recycled Mythology in Pauline Melville's The Ventriloquist's Tale

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Mikael Lopez; [2013]
    Keywords : Amerindians; myth; chronotope; cyclic time;

    Abstract : Pauline Melville’s The Ventriloquist’s Tale is an intricately layered novel in which the myths and folktales of the Amerindians of Guyana, as they are represented in Melville’s novel, are engaged in a dialogue with their reality. This narrative/mythical dialogue results in enactments and re-enactments of the myths and folktales, not only retelling them, but also recycling them, resulting in the Amerindians interpreting their myths and folktales nonmetaphorically. READ MORE