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"Violence and the Sacred": sacrifice, scapegoating and social conflict in Alfonso Reyes Ifigenia cruel
(Oxford University Press, 2016-10-24)
This article presents a reading of Alfonso Reyes Ifigenia cruel informed by René Girard s theories of mimetic violence and the scapegoating effect . It seeks to foster interest in the complex relationship between the ...
Military participation and moral authority: women's political participation in Nicaragua, 1975-1995
(Women's Studies Centre, University College Galway, 1995)
The growth of a dynamic and assertive constituency of women in Nicaragua is inseparable from the most recent phase of 'Sandinismo' in Nicaraguan history. An examination of the complex and ever-changing relationship between ...
From Athens to Managua: Myth and sacrifice in Michele Najlis' Cantos de Ifigenia
(Liverpool University Press, 2012)
Michele Najlis is a Nicaraguan poet whose work emerged alongside the Sandinista insurrection. The Sandinistas were removed from office in 1990, creating, in political and cultural terms, one of those 'boundary situations' ...
Migrating myths: From Greece to Nicaragua, Mexico and Ireland
(Society for Irish Latin America Studies (SILAS), 2018)
Michèle Najlis is a Nicaraguan poet associated with the Sandinista Revolution; her 1991 collection of poems Cantos de Ifigenia (Songs of Iphigenia) has had a deep and lasting impact on my academic and creative work. ...
Staging Alfonso Reyes' Ifigneia cruel: The challenges of multi-layered narartive, poetry and anti-theatricality
(Liverpool University Press, 2019)
Alfonso Reyes play, Ifigenia cruel (1924), has been the subject of critical analyses in the fields of Mexican Cultural Studies and Classical Receptions Studies. These have focused on the play s historical context, its ...