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'An Australian writer and a Mexican scientist fall in love reading great Latin American books aloud. But it takes a decade of journeys across the region, together and apart, for them to learn to read each other.

Requiem with Yellow Butterflies is a love story and travel memoir that unfolds against the turbulent backdrop of Latin America in the 2000s. It takes us on a 1200-kilometre question-mark shaped loop through the newly socialist republics of the “pink tide,” to a requiem mass for Mexico’s disappeared and eventually back to Australia.

Through evocative, unexpected pairings of southern hemisphere places and authors – Jose María Arguedas’s Andes and Judith Wright’s Cooloola coast, the Argentine pampa and the central Queensland brigalow country – the book explores distinct but parallel postcolonial literary traditions, the disordering state of love and the strangeness of coming home.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

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    • Nedlands, Inner Perth, Perth, Western Australia,: UWA Publishing , 2019 .
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      Extent: 264 p.p.
      • Published March 2019.

      ISBN: 9781760800130
Last amended 14 Mar 2019 11:38:03
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    Central America, Americas,
  • Queensland,
  • 2000
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