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By Adam Joseph Shellhorse

ISBN-10: 0822964473

ISBN-13: 9780822964476

Anti-Literature articulates a rethinking of what's intended this present day by way of “literature.” analyzing key Latin American kinds of experimental writing from the Twenties to the current, Adam Joseph Shellhorse finds literature’s energy as a domain for radical mirrored image and response to modern political and cultural stipulations. His research engages the paintings of writers equivalent to Clarice Lispector, Oswald de Andrade, the Brazilian concrete poets, Osman Lins, and David Viñas, to strengthen a idea of anti-literature that posits the female, multimedial, and subaltern as critical to the undoing of what's intended through “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 concerning the historic projection and important strength of Latin American literature. reading 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 enticing present debates in Latin American stories on subalternity, female writing, posthegemony, concretism, impact, marranismo, and the politics of aesthetics.

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