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BARROS, María José. Chimbote in El zorro de arriba y el zorro de abajo by José María Arguedas: in between the Urban and Rural Society. Aisthesis [online]. 2012, n.51, pp.141-157. ISSN 0718-7181. http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0718-71812012000100009.
The article focuses on the representation of Chimbote in the novel El I zorro de arriba y el zorro de abajo by Peruvian writer José María Arguedas, who portrays the city as a heterogeneous space in tension where expressions of the urban and rural societies coexist. Additionally, an in-depth analysis of Arguedas' particular vision of modernity, modernization and culture is provided.
Keywords : City; Urban Society; Rural Society; Heterogeneity; Modernity.