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.
With P, over that translation With N, over that organization With O, over the other organization Were there more? Axé.
I am getting rid of my copy of FAE OG FRAENDE (it is so irritating not to have foreign characters in WordPress any more) because it is just too old, but I should really read the book sometime, it’s on a topic of great interest to me. When I received the book I did not … More Bogs in literature
Siskind. Vigilia de un sueño, sobre Larrea. Axé.
This piece has good bibliography. Axé.
This class, book, or series of lectures is very interesting. Another thing discovered recently is the NYT article “What if there is no such thing as closure?” It’s on the concept of ambiguous loss and this is not just an individual thing; the author talks about whole cultures that suffer from this combination of absence … More Romance Studies, and “ambiguous loss”
I like this review so I am reproducing it shamelessly. Remedios Varo. Caminos del conocimiento, la creación y elexilio. María José González Madrid y Rosa Rius Gatell (eds.)Madrid, Eutelequia, 2013, 225 pp. ISBN: 978-84-940412-9-7 Remedios Varo (Anglès, 1908-México, D.F., 1963) saltó a la fama a finales de losaños ochenta tras la publicación de la primera … More Quance on Varo