Las estrategias del poder traumatizante de un dictador en La fiesta del chivo, de Mario Vargas Llosa.

In this article the Dominican dictador Trujillo’s strategies of totalitarian control will be analyzed as portrayed in La fiesta del Chivo: he projects himself as the Father of the Nation while at the same time he systematically weakens family structures through his continual sexual violation of Domi...

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Autor Principal: Manickam, Samuel
Formato: Artículo
Idioma: Español
Publicado: 2015
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Acceso en línea: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/filyling/article/view/1278
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/14398
Sumario: In this article the Dominican dictador Trujillo’s strategies of totalitarian control will be analyzed as portrayed in La fiesta del Chivo: he projects himself as the Father of the Nation while at the same time he systematically weakens family structures through his continual sexual violation of Dominican women. Urania Cabral is representative of the trauma suffered by these victims of the dictador, and Brett Levinson’s concept of “radical injustice” will help illuminate the difficult process of recovery for these members of a posdictatorial society.