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Voracious Readers: The Latin American Lettered City and the US Literature of Experience

Jeffrey Lawrence

in Anxieties of Experience: The Literatures of the Americas from Whitman to Bolaño

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190690205
eISBN:
9780190690236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190690205.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter considers how Latin American writer-readers of the turn of the millenium, especially Ricardo Piglia, Roberto Bolaño, and Cristina Rivera, have made visible the implicit cultural and ... More


Nazi Tales from the Americas at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century

Héctor Hoyos

in Beyond Bolaño: The Global Latin American Novel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168427
eISBN:
9780231538664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168427.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines Latin American novels dedicated to the trope of Nazism by focusing on Roberto Bolaño's Nazi Literature in the Americas (1996), In Search of Klingsor (1999) by Jorge Volpi, and ... More


Introduction: Globalization as Form

Héctor Hoyos

in Beyond Bolaño: The Global Latin American Novel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168427
eISBN:
9780231538664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168427.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book explores the strategies that allow Latin American authors to reflect upon the experience of globalization and to situate themselves beyond the boundaries of national literatures. To this ... More


Roberto Bolaño, 2666: Apocaypse in a Border Town

Annabel Patterson

in The International Novel

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300198003
eISBN:
9780300210408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198003.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter offers a reading of Roberto Bolaño's novel 2666, an apocalyptic account of degeneration in the twentieth century using a wide array of characters, locations, time periods, and stories ... More


Beyond Bolaño: The Global Latin American Novel

Héctor Hoyos

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168427
eISBN:
9780231538664
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168427.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book defines and explores new trends in how we read and write in a globalized era. It does this through a comparative analysis of the novels of Roberto Bolaño and the fictional work of César ... More


Roberto Bolaño's Fiction: An Expanding Universe

Chris Andrews

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168069
eISBN:
9780231537537
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168069.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Since the publication of The Savage Detectives in 2007, the work of Roberto Bolaño (1953–2003) has achieved an acclaim rarely enjoyed by literature in translation. This book explores the singular ... More


Anxieties of Experience: The Literatures of the Americas from Whitman to Bolaño

Jeffrey Lawrence

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190690205
eISBN:
9780190690236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190690205.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Anxieties of Experience: The Literatures of the Americas from Whitman to Bolaño offers a new interpretation of US and Latin American literature from the nineteenth century to the present. Revisiting ... More


Marrano Spirit? … and Hispanism, or Responsibility in 2666

Gareth Williams

in The Marrano Specter: Derrida and Hispanism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277674
eISBN:
9780823280643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277674.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

In “Marrano Spirit? ... and Hispanism, or, Responsibility in 2666,” Gareth Williams challenges the title of the present volume by describing the task of deconstructing (in) Hispanism as something ... More


Two Sides of the Same Coin? Form, Matter, and Secrecy in Derrida, de Man, and Borges

Patrick Dove

in The Marrano Specter: Derrida and Hispanism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277674
eISBN:
9780823280643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277674.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Chapter 5 challenges the automatic association between deconstruction and the work of Derrida by turning to the critical legacy of Paul de Man in Latin American literary studies. Dove evaluates ... More


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