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The perils of parody : joking with stereotypes in a postcolonial context in Cien años de soledad (2016)
Journal Article
McAleer, P. (2016). The perils of parody : joking with stereotypes in a postcolonial context in Cien años de soledad. Journal of Iberian and Latin American Studies, 21(3), 187-203. doi:10.1080/14701847.2015.1179849

This article examines the comic treatment of the characters in Cien años de soledad. It challenges the previous studies of the novel’s comedy, which have tended to conclude that its comic formulas are necessarily subversive and carnivalesque. Employi... Read More