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Un cuerpo poderoso : Santa Evita de Tomás Eloy Martínez en Eva Perón

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Title: Un cuerpo poderoso : Santa Evita de Tomás Eloy Martínez en Eva Perón
Author: Jimenez, Eric M.
Advisor: Garcia-Castro, Ramon
Department: Haverford College. Department of Spanish
Type: Thesis (B.A.)
Issue Date: 2004
Abstract: This senior thesis, written in Spanish, attempts to analyze the power of the corpse of Eva Perón and its effect on the men that protagonize the novel Santa Evita by Tomás Eloy Martínez. This literary analysis incorporates the theories of Octavio Paz and Elisabeth Bronfen to analyze the concept of death and femininity. In the end, it is concluded that Eva Perón continues to be a powerful woman even after her death. Esta tesis, escrita en castellano, trata de analizar el poder del cadáver de Eva Perón y como ése efectúa un cambio en los personajes varones que protagonizan la novela Santa Evita de Tomás Eloy Martínez. Este analisis literario incorpora las teorias de Octavio Paz y Elisabeth Bronfen para profundizar el concepto de la muerte y lo femenino. Al final, se concluye que Eva Perón sigue siendo una mujer poderosa aún después de su muerte.
Subject: Women in literature
Subject: Death in literature
Subject: Martínez, Tomás Eloy. Santa Evita
Subject: Martínez, Tomás Eloy -- Criticism and interpretation
Subject: Perón, Eva, 1919-1952 -- In literature
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