By Amy Elizabeth Smith
"An illuminating insight...fascinating."—Amanda Grange, bestselling writer of Mr. Darcy's Diary
"A trip via either a actual panorama and the geography of the human middle and mind...delightfully enjoyable and sometimes deeply relocating, this e-book reminds us that Austen's world—and her characters—are greatly alive."—Michael Thomas Ford, writer of Jane Bites Back
WHERE DO BOOKS TAKE YOU?
With a suitcase filled with Jane Austen novels en español, Amy Elizabeth Smith trigger on a yearlong Latin American experience: a touring ebook membership with Jane. In six precise, unforgettable international locations, she collected book-loving new friends— taxi drivers and lecturers, poets and politicians— to learn Emma, feel and Sensibility, and Pride and Prejudice.
Whether sharing chicken beer with Guatemalans, becoming a member of the gang at a Mexican boxing fit, feeding a horde of tame iguanas with Ecuadorean young children, or tangling with argumentative booksellers in Argentina, Amy got here to profit what Austen knew all alongside: that we're now not constantly talking a similar language— even if we're conversing an analogous language.
But with precise Austen intuition, she may well realize whilst, all at once, she'd came across her personal Señor Darcy.
All Roads bring about Austen celebrates the easiest of what we adore approximately books and revels within the excitement of sharing a great book— with solid associates.
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Extra resources for All Roads Lead to Austen: A Year-long Journey with Jane
Although composed by the ideologically divergent, a global, coherent set of themes and intellectual positions is elicited from their published material, especially in the journal Pensamiento Crítico, in print between 1967 and 1971. This intellectual attitude must be understood in contrast to the positions embodied by the EIRs at least in theoretical terms, if not fully in historical ones. The EIRs traditionally were part of the political need for a strategy to popularize Marxism in Cuba in the early revolutionary years; the Raul Cepero Bonilla school and, with few exceptions, most of the staff at the initial Department of Philosophy shared this past.
Accordingly, the journal aimed to develop its theory through the analysis points of view developed in the Third World (Editorial 1967a). This project was aided by the creation in the same year of the Instituto del Libro, the national publishing house that immediately was placed 42 Cuba and Western Intellectuals since 1959 under the directorship of Rolando Rodríguez, director of the Department of Philosophy at the University until that moment. The Instituto del Libro coincided fully with the intellectual project of Pensamiento Crítico, as the vast majority of its editorial production related to the social, historical, and political analyses of Latin America and the Third World.
The specific Cuban context of this alternative system was marked by the celebrations of the Tricontinental Conference in 1966, OLAS in 1967, and the Cultural Congress in 1968 as well as the first conference of the Organización Continental Latinoamericana de Estudiantes (OCLAE) (Continental Organization of Latin American Students) in the summer of 1968. In the wake of the Tricontinental Conference, the Cuban Revolution situated itself at the heart of a Third World that included Latin America, Africa, and Asia.
All Roads Lead to Austen: A Year-long Journey with Jane by Amy Elizabeth Smith