Literatura afrocolombiana en sus contextos naturales: imperialismo ecológico y cimarronaje cultural

Cali: Programa Editorial Universidad de Valle, 2019. First Edition. Paperback. 159p., bibl., wrps. New. Item #77595
ISBN: 9789587659825

"Through the work of different Afro-Colombian writers, the role played by ""nature"" in the process of cultural creation is evidenced; its influence on the myths, legends, rites, religion and worldview of a culture, and the way in which it contributes to the construction of ethnic identity In the works of authors such as Artel, Martán Góngora, Truque, Palacios, Zapata Olivella â??some of the best known among all those studiedâ?? and interpret the particular perceptions of the natural environment and how its protagonists describe the human capacity to adapt and overcome in some of the most challenging landscapes of South America.Works that celebrate the contribution of peoples who have suffered the sentence of history,forced to forge their destiny in inhospitable environments and adapt to them, instead of trying to change or dominate forces they cannot control. His characters are not foreign intruders, but indigenous members, who respect and understand the limits of their action: their exalted vision of nature is based on their experiences as slaves and maroons, forced to take refuge in forests, rivers and jungles. Internal exiles, denounce the dehumanization suffered by blacks who find refuge in the natural world. The vitality of black maroon culture is implicit in the worldviews of these writers who have an intimate perspective of the Afro-Colombian.who respect and understand the limits of their action: their exalted vision of nature is based on their experiences as slaves and maroons, forced to take refuge in forests, rivers and jungles. Internal exiles, denounce the dehumanization suffered by blacks who find refuge in the natural world. The vitality of black maroon culture is implicit in the worldviews of these writers who have an intimate perspective of the Afro-Colombian.who respect and understand the limits of their action: their exalted vision of nature is based on their experiences as slaves and maroons, forced to take refuge in forests, rivers and jungles. Internal exiles, denounce the dehumanization suffered by blacks who find refuge in the natural world. The vitality of black maroon culture is implicit in the worldviews of these writers who have an intimate perspective of the Afro-Colombian.The vitality of black maroon culture is implicit in the worldviews of these writers who have an intimate perspective of the Afro-Colombian.The vitality of black maroon culture is implicit in the worldviews of these writers who have an intimate perspective of the Afro-Colombian.

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