Journals Higher Education
Important OUP's Response to COVID-19 Learn more



Published: 01 June 2019

288 Pages | 12 black and white illustrations

9 x 6 inches

ISBN: 9781786941831

Also Available As:

Bookseller Code (06)

Intimate Frontiers

A Literary Geography of the Amazon

Edited by Felipe Martínez-Pinzón and Javier Uriarte

Liverpool University Press

American Tropics Towards a Literary Geography LUP

  • An interdisciplinary book discussing twentieth century Amazonian history through literature, photography, oral histories, and visual culture
  • A transnational perspective on the Amazon at the same time local and cosmopolitan in scope
  • A fresh new perspective on the relations between diplomacy and national literature in tropical Latin America
  • An interdisciplinary and transnational approach to the Amazon's founding myths
  • The Amazon as never seen before: a space of intimate encounters, sometimes violent, sometimes sexual
  • A lucid and collaborative critical exploration of different commonplaces about the Amazon, by international specialists working in Latin America, Europe, and the US