Colombia’s Forgotten Frontier
A Literary Geography of the Putumayo
Lesley Wylie is Lecturer in Latin American Studies at the University of Leicester. Her previous books include 'Colonial Tropes and Postcolonial Tricks: Rewriting the Tropics in the novela de la selva' (Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2009).
List of Illustrations Acknowledgements Notes on translations Introduction, Colombia’s forgotten frontier 1. Geographies of violence: war correspondence, 1990–2012 2. Green mansions to green hell: travel writing, 1874–1907 3. No-man’s land: testimonial literature of the rubber boom 4. ‘Exotic strangers’: the native body in text and image, 1911 and 1969 5. Frontier fictions: La novela de la selva, 1924 and 1933 6. The frontline: war writing, 1933 7. ‘Fragments of things’: the aesthetics of yagé 8. Oil and blood: pulp fiction of the 21st century Bibliography Index
Publication: October 28, 2013
Series: American Tropics: Towards a Literary Geography 3