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Anti-Literature: The Politics and Limits of Representation by Adam Joseph Shellhorse

By Adam Joseph Shellhorse

Anti-Literature articulates a rethinking of what's intended this present day through “literature.” interpreting key Latin American kinds of experimental writing from the 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 akin to Clarice Lispector, Oswald de Andrade, the Brazilian concrete poets, Osman Lins, and David Viñas, to improve a conception 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 mind set concerning the box, Shellhorse demanding situations triumphing discussions in regards to the ancient projection and important 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 power 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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