Making sense of others: The use of biographical statements in Rosaura a las Diez

Teófilo Espada-Brignoni


Marco Denevi’s Rosaura a las Diez is a novel that explores the complex relationships between law, science, and everyday life. These fields of human experience play a fundamental role in the construction of the social categories and biographical statements individuals use to understand their world. This article draws from the works of Michel Foucault and Erving Goffman to analyse the way in which Denevi explores individuals making sense of themselves and others.


Denevi, discourse, Foucault, Goffman, biography, medicine, psychology

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