Denise da Silva’s work, as her commentator points out, is rough going because it is “dense” and also reference-laden. Who is so familiar with Kant et al, and Hartman et al, etc.? And da Silva is not just explaining them, she is doing something with them, so it is hard not to feel one is … More The essay — really bad first draft
GGM’s Nobel Prize lecture. One of the things it says its that Lat Am needs a literature as fabulous as its history. It also says the solitude of 100 años is Europe’s lack of solidarity and comprehension. It is an odd discourse overall. Gerald Martin: MR is an ideological strategem to collapse many kinds of … More Magical realism and things
Goodnight Moon is part of them. This article is very interesting. Axé.
This is one of the things to read. Axé.