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New PDF release: Anti-Literature: The Politics and Limits of Representation

By Adam Joseph Shellhorse

ISBN-10: 0822964473

ISBN-13: 9780822964476

Anti-Literature articulates a rethinking of what's intended this day by way of “literature.” interpreting key Latin American kinds of experimental writing from the Nineteen Twenties to the current, Adam Joseph Shellhorse unearths literature’s strength as a domain for radical mirrored image and response to modern political and cultural stipulations. His research engages the paintings of writers resembling Clarice Lispector, Oswald de Andrade, the Brazilian concrete poets, Osman Lins, and David Viñas, to improve a thought of anti-literature that posits the female, multimedial, and subaltern as relevant to the undoing of what's intended by way of “literature.”

By putting Brazilian and Argentine anti-literature on the crux of a brand new state of mind in regards to the box, Shellhorse demanding situations triumphing discussions in regards to the old projection and significant strength of Latin American literature. interpreting a various array of texts and media that come with the visible arts, concrete poetry, movie scripts, popular culture, neo-baroque narrative, and others that defy style, Shellhorse delineates the subversive capability of anti-literary modes of writing whereas additionally attractive present debates in Latin American reports on subalternity, female writing, posthegemony, concretism, impact, marranismo, and the politics of aesthetics.

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