Vasconcelos migrate the term from its usual geographical domiciles, to suggest tropical gothic works to "tropicalize
" the gothic, such that it performs with an intercultural and bidirectional dynamic, by reviving gothic images and themes in ways that mobilise and reuse dominant gothic tropes (2016).
The Steampunk Manifesto is an attempt to capture this momentum and tropicalize
it to something Filipino.
"If you can systematize the model, even tropicalize
it, it should be easily replicated," said Piazzesi.
Latina/o Writers Tropicalize
English." American Literature 4 (1994): 795-801.
(7) In their introduction to Tropicalizations: Transcultural Representations of Latinidad (1997), Aparicio and Chavez-Silverman write that "to tropicalize
, as we define it, means to trope, to imbue a particular space, geography, group, or nation with a set of traits, images, and values" (8).
As an anecdote, when we first started with these evaluation instruments, we tried to insert and tropicalize
technologies of training.
Rushdie's London in Satanic Verses (1988) is neither loathed nor loved but transformed, particularly in the "A City Visible but Unseen" section where Gibreel proposes to "tropicalize