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

By Adam Joseph Shellhorse

Anti-Literature articulates a rethinking of what's intended this day by means of “literature.” interpreting key Latin American sorts of experimental writing from the Nineteen Twenties to the current, Adam Joseph Shellhorse finds 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 comparable to Clarice Lispector, Oswald de Andrade, the Brazilian concrete poets, Osman Lins, and David Viñas, to advance a idea of anti-literature that posits the female, multimedial, and subaltern as critical 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 concerning the box, Shellhorse demanding situations triumphing discussions in regards to the old projection and demanding 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 strength of anti-literary modes of writing whereas additionally attractive present debates in Latin American reviews on subalternity, female writing, posthegemony, concretism, impact, marranismo, and the politics of aesthetics.

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