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Cicatrices Resonantes Género, violencia y memoria en la obra literaria de Rocío Silva Santisteban


Ágata Cristina Cáceres Sztorc

The research presents, first, a brief historical overview of the decades of political violence in Peru as well as relevant approaches to racial discrimination and miscegenation. From a hybrid approach appealing to Gender Studies, Feminist and Post-Feminist Studies, Cultural Studies, Subaltern Studies, Memory and Post-memory studies, we propose three axes of analysis through Rocío’s Silva Santisteban poetic and narrative works: The patriarchal system and gender inequality, sexual violence against women during the internal armed conflict and post-memory. It is an approach that attends to the analysis of the articulations between different systems of signs and discursive practices, literary or not.

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Front cover illustration „Viudas y vidas” printed with the kind permission of Luis Mauricio Delgado Castillo.

Back cover illustration „Yo no olvido” printed with the kind permission of Patricia Andrea Alor Pretell.

This publication was financially supported by the Pedagogical University of Krakow.

ISSN 2196-9787

ISBN 978-3-631-85152-4 (Print)

E-ISBN 978-3-631-85309-2 (E-PDF)

E-ISBN 978-3-631-85310-8 (EPUB)

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