Open Journal of Social Sciences

Volume 9, Issue 5 (May 2021)

ISSN Print: 2327-5952   ISSN Online: 2327-5960

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The Taste of Nostalgia: The Case of Socorro Venegas and Laia Jufresa

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DOI: 10.4236/jss.2021.95010    307 Downloads   895 Views  

ABSTRACT

In Mexican literature, the subject of death has been present since the earliest texts. The novels Vestido de Novia, by Socorro Venegas, and Umami, by Laia Jufresa, re-address this subject, but from nostalgia’s perspective, a feeling relatively unexplored in the narrative written by young women until now. Overcome mourning, the protagonists manage to assimilate a series of memories that plunge them into nostalgia, getting rid of depression. This paper will analyze both novels, aiming to point out this singularity, which turns them into a benchmark for future studies on the subject.

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Marín, C. (2021) The Taste of Nostalgia: The Case of Socorro Venegas and Laia Jufresa. Open Journal of Social Sciences, 9, 123-133. doi: 10.4236/jss.2021.95010.

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