THE YELLOW HOUSE (about New Orleans/N.O. East)THE LOST CHILDREN ARCHIVE (Desierto sonoro) I need more, but this is a good start. I am also going to look at what I may have on my Amazon wishlist, that is good for others. Axé.
I stole this from a friend on Facebook and I think you should steal it too. I will get Saidiya Hartman’s Scenes of Subjection which says in part: “These performances pleased not only because of the abilities of those who performed but also because they served to display the owner’s power and property since the … More Roubado
This book is at our library, HV9475 .C2 G73 2007. Having a book you seek turn out to actually be in the library is so reassuring, feels so supportive, so kind. Axé.
I am discarding No toda es vigilia la de los ojos abiertos because my copy is yellowing. It is very interesting on the question of the avant-garde subject, and I intend to return to it. I am discarding a yellowed book of essays on Vallejo by one whose ideas I find interesting, or stimulating. I … More Macedonio, Vallejo, poesía
Our review text for the day. Axé.
Traveler, There Is No Road: Theatre, the Spanish Civil War, and the Decolonial Imagination in the Americas by Lisa Jackson-Schebetta (Iowa: University of Iowa Press, 2017). “Traveler, There Is No Road offers a compelling and complex vision of the decolonial imagination in the United States from 1931 to 1943 and beyond. By examining the ways … More “Caminante, no hay camino:” a book
This is an important article that has to do, of course, with necropolitics. I learned as well that this author has a book an Anti-imperialist modernism I would like to read. I am going to order it from interlibrary loan, even now, because getting things from the library is like having life flow through you. … More The necroliberal university
That is the issue of Revista Iberoamericana I am shedding today, although I am supposed to study the Andes and so on. It is available on line. I want to have books and things, but I also want to be able to remember what is in what I have. And I want to be light … More Orientaciones transandinas para los estudios andinos
I want this book. Just on the off chance I decided to look and see if it were anywhere nearby, and it turned out we had it. I must have ordered it. I am so excited now, and grateful, with glimmers of hope. Axé.
This is someone to read. Axé.