Fracturing Heritage/Refracting Knowledge: The Construction of a Female Literary Canon in the 21st Century
The end of the Twentieth Century coincided with an apocalyptic discourse that allowed a blank space for the creation of a powerful female literary canon in Latin America and Spain.
||Women Writers, Latin America, Spain, Literary Canon, Poetry, 21st Century, Feminism
International Journal of the Humanities, Volume 4, Issue 2, pp.1-8.
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Dr. Escaja’s research includes investigations on women and representation in the turn of the nineteenth century and its connections with the current turn of the millennium. Her latest academic work explores new avenues for the construction of a literary canon in contemporary Spain. She also investigates on gender and technology in relation with works written by Latin American and Spanish women writers, theorizing over the implications of a genuine expression of women in cyberspace. Escaja is also a creative writer that has explored the electronic possibilities of connection provided by interactive multimedia and hypertext.
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